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Shattered subjects : trauma and testimony in women's life-writing / Suzette A. Henke.

  • Henke, Suzette A.
Date
1998
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1998.

Physical description

xxii, 216 pages ; 22 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-208) and index.

Contents

Colette's autofictions : genre and engenderment. The earthly paradise ; My apprenticeships: the specter of Willy ; Break of day ; Postscript -- H.D. : psychoanalytic self-imaging. The gift ; Adult trauma and the Madrigal cycle: Asphodel and Bid me to live -- Anaïs Nin's interior cities : incest, anxiety, and father-daughter loss. Father loss and incest ; Daughter loss and maternal anxiety ; Narrative recovery -- Janet Frame's New Zealand Autobiography : a postcolonial odyssey -- Andre Lorde's African-American testimony. Biomythography: Zami, a new spelling of my name ; Autopathography: The cancer journals and A burst of light -- Sylvia Fraser's My father's house : a Canadian memoir of sexual trauma and narrative recovery.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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    History of Medicine
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ISBN

  • 0312210205