Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies 02:1-2

Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies 02:1-2

Edited by David Miller

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Table Of Contents

Suffering in Literature

Editor's Introduction

Section 1: New Perspectives and Persistent Questions
The Burning Book
Marc Amfreville

Exploring the Fictions of Perpetrator Suffering
Sue Vice

"Pleasantly Easy": Discourses of the Suffering Child in Rwanda Postgenocide
Madelaine Hron

Writing and War: Silence, Disengagement, and Ambiguity
Diana Lary

Section 2: Slavery, Trauma, and the Postcolonial Moment
Following a Ghost: "A Certain Mulatto Woman Slave named Phibbah"
Elizabeth A. Dolan

Violence and Comedy: The Malayan Emergency in the Malaysian Novels of Lloyd Fernando and Anthony Burgess
Chiu Man Yin

Suffering and Social Death: Austin Clarke's The Polished Hoe as Neo-Slave Narrative
Lee Erwin

Violence and Suffering in Shobasakthi's Gorilla: Configurations of Trauma from the Postcolonial Peripheries
Sharanya Jayawickrama

Section 3: The Poetry and Poetics of Suffering
To Suffer to Wait: Reading Trauma in Two Poems
Harold Schweizer

Poetics of Silence in the Post-Holocaust Poetry of Paul Celan
William Franke

Guantánamo Poems: "Guantánamo, amas, amat"
Elisabeth Weber

"Mild, Melancholy and Sedate He Stands": Melancholy in the British Poetry of Slavery
Damian Shaw