Trauma Culture: The Politics of Terror and Loss in Media and Literature
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BeschreibungIn Trauma Culture, E. Ann Kaplan explores the relationship between the impact of trauma on individuals and on entire cultures and nations. Arguing that humans possess a need to draw meaning from personal experience and to communicate what happens to others, she examines the forms that are used to bridge the experience.
PortraitE. Ann Kaplan is a professor of English, Suny at Stony Brook, where she also founded and directs the Humanities Institute. She was recently the president of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
Pressestimmen"This book will have significant impact in film and media studies because Kaplan so skillfully 'translates' the most interesting work done in trauma studies and takes it in new and original directions. It is illuminating, lucid, and persuasive." - Patrice Petro, author of Aftershocks of the New: Feminism and Film History"
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: RUTGERS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2005
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten