Part of the The New Critical Idiom series
Trauma has become a catchword of our time and a central category in contemporary theory and criticism.
In this illuminating and accessible volume, Lucy Bond and Stef Craps:provide an account of the history of the concept of trauma from the late nineteenth century to the present dayexamine debates around the term in their historical and cultural contextstrace the origins and growth of literary trauma theoryintroduce the reader to key thinkers in the fieldexplore important issues and tensions in the study of trauma as a cultural phenomenonoutline and assess recent critiques and revisions of cultural trauma researchTrauma is an essential guide to a rich and vibrant area of literary and cultural inquiry.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 174 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 15/10/2019
- Category: Literary theory
- ISBN: 9780415540414