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Author Portela, M. Edurne, 1974-

Title Displaced memories : the poetics of trauma in Argentine women's writing / M. Edurne Portela.

Imprint Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  860.99287 P832d 2009    ---  Available
Description 202 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-194) and index.
Contents Argentina (1976-2006) : state terrorism, (post) exile, and the politics of oblivion -- Theoretical foundations for the study of women's prison narratives -- Re-enacting memory, reconstructing resistance : Alicia Partnoy's The little school and La Escuelita -- Uncanny returns : representations of trauma in Alicia Kozameh's Pasos bajo el agua -- From victim to agent : death, devastation, and dissent in Nora Strejilevich's Una sola muerte numerosa -- Conclusion : memory is a weapon loaded with future.
Subject Argentine literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Argentine literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Argentina -- History -- Dirty War, 1976-1983 -- Literature and the war.
Political persecution in literature.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Memory in literature.
Partnoy, Alicia, 1955- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Kozameh, Alicia, 1953- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Strejilevich, Nora -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 9780838757321 (alk. paper)
0838757324 (alk. paper)

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