Other people's pain : narratives of trauma and the question of ethics /

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Imprint:Oxford ; New York : Peter Lang, c2011.
Description:vi, 244 p. ; 23 cm.
Series:Cultural history and literary imagination ; v. 18
Cultural history and literary imagination ; v. 18.
Subject:Violence in literature.
Violence -- Psychological aspects.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Ethics in literature.
Ethics in literature.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Violence in literature.
Violence -- Psychological aspects.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8436328
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Other authors / contributors:Modlinger, Martin, 1981-
Sonntag, Philipp.
ISBN:9783034302609 (alk. paper)
3034302606 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: Other PeopleÆs Pain û Narratives of Trauma and the Question of Ethics
  • Trauma and Ethics: Telling the OtherÆs Story
  • From Collective Violence to a Common Future: Four Models for Dealing with a Traumatic Past
  • Trauma Studies: Contexts, Politics, Ethics
  • Narrating the Holocaust and its Legacy: The Complexities of Identity, Trauma and Representation in Art SpiegelmanÆs Maus
  • Zero û A Gaping Mouth: The Discourse of the Camps in Herta MüllerÆs Atemschaukel between Literary Theory and Political Philosophy
  • Trauma, Narrative and Ethics in Recent American Fiction
  • Trauma as Normalcy: Pain in Philip RothÆs The Human Stain
  • Trauma, Shame and Ethical Responsibility for the Death of the Other in J. M. CoetzeeÆs Waiting for the Barbarians
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Index