Alif 30: Trauma And Memory by Ferial GhazoulAlif 30: Trauma And Memory by Ferial Ghazoul

Alif 30: Trauma And Memory

EditorFerial Ghazoul

Paperback | September 1, 2010

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This issue of Alif focuses on trauma and loss and their presence in collective and individual memory. The question of traumatic events has been recognized in psychology, psychoanalysis, and literature, but scholarly studies have mostly concentrated on traumas enacted in the West-World Wars and the Holocaust. Contributors to this volume attempt to extend the field of trauma and memory studies to include other parts of the world: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, India, Ireland, Lebanon, Palestine, Pakistan, multi-ethnic America, and ancient Greece. The Lebanese civil war or the Peloponnesian war, the Nakba of 1948 or the Naksa of 1967: the articles and personal testimonies in this issue explore the impact of such tragic events on literary genre, films, fiction, folk culture, poetry, drama, and visual arts. Alif: Journal of Comperative Poetics 30 Contributors: Nasr Hamid Abu-Zayd, Galal Amin, Gaber Asfour, Mohammed Berrada, Céza Kassem-Draz, Sabry Hafez, Barbara Harlow, Malak Hashem, Wolfhart Heinrichs, Richard Jacquemond, Andrew Rubin, Doris Enright-Clark Shoukri, and Hoda Wasfi.
FERIA J. GHAZOUL is an Iraqi scholar, critic, and translator. She is professor of English and comparative literature at the American University in Cairo, and editor of Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics. She has written extensively on gender issues in modern and medieval literature and is the author of Nocturnal Poetics: The Arabian ...
Title:Alif 30: Trauma And MemoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:536 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 3 inPublished:September 1, 2010Publisher:The American University in Cairo PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9774164075

ISBN - 13:9789774164071