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Author Szobel, Ilana
Title A Poetics of Trauma : The Work of Dahlia Ravikovitch
Imprint Waltham : Brandeis University Press, 2012
©2013
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Descript 1 online resource (199 pages)
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Series HBI Series on Jewish Women
HBI Series on Jewish Women
Note Intro -- Title Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: What Must Be Forgotten -- Part One | Forever Beholden: The State of Orphanhood -- 1 | Poetics of Orphanhood -- 2 | "She Has Damaged the Little Girl": Orphanhood and Motherhood -- 3 | "His Eldest Daughter": Women's Symbolic Orphanhood -- Part Two | Estrangement: The Project of Female Subjectivity -- 4 | Estrangement and the Collision of Perspective -- 5 | "Imaginary Geography": The Gap between "Here" and "Over There -- Part Three | "She Tried to Escape and Lost Her Senses": Mania, Depression, and Madness -- 6 | The Manic-Depressive Mode: Poetics of "Mobilité -- 7 | "Therefore I Invented Conversation": Speech about Madness, and Mad Speech -- Part Four | Unveiling Injustice: Testimony, Complicity, and National Identity -- 8 | "Hovering at a Low Altitude": Witnessing and Complicity -- 9 | "Guilt-Ridden Poems": The Contamination of Language and the Departure from Innocence -- 10 | "Stinging and Itching/Maddeningly": The Palestinians as the Israeli Abjection -- Conclusion: "The Transparent Skin that Unites Us -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Astute analysis of the work of a great Israeli poet through the lens of psychoanalysis, gender, nationalism, and trauma theory
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Szobel, Ilana A Poetics of Trauma : The Work of Dahlia Ravikovitch Waltham : Brandeis University Press,c2012 9781611683547
Subject Ravikovitch, Dalia, -- 1936-2005 -- Criticism and interpretation.;Psychic trauma in literature.;Alienation (Social psychology) in literature.;Identity (Psychology) in literature.;Nationalism in literature
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