Interdisciplinary Handbook of Trauma and Culture by Yochai Ataria,David Gurevitz,Haviva Pedaya,Yuval Neria

By Yochai Ataria,David Gurevitz,Haviva Pedaya,Yuval Neria

This lofty quantity analyzes a round cultural courting: not just how trauma is mirrored in cultural approaches and items, but in addition how trauma itself acts as a severe shaper of literature, the visible and appearing arts, structure, and faith and mythmaking. The political energy of trauma is noticeable via US, Israeli, and eastern paintings types as they replicate various roles of wrongdoer, sufferer, and witness. nerve-racking complexities are traced from spirituality to flow, philosophy to trauma theory. And essays on authors reminiscent of Kafka, Plath, and Cormac McCarthy research how narrative can blur the limits of non-public and collective experience.

Among the themes covered: 

    tv: a worrying tradition.

  • From Hiroshima to Fukushima: comics and animation as subversive brokers of reminiscence in Japan.
  • The demise of the witness within the period of testimony: Primo Levi and Georges Perec.
  • Sigmund Freud’s Moses and Monotheism and the potential of writing a annoying background of religion.
  • Placing collective trauma inside of its social context: the case of the September 11 attacks.
  • Killing the killer: rampage and gun rights as a syndrome.

This quantity appeals to a number of readerships together with researchers and clinicians, sociologists, anthropologists, historians, and media researchers.  

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