formation, onto the American theoretical scene.1 As Cathy Caruth made clear in her. introduction to Trauma: Explorations in Memory and throughout her. 3 Cathy Caruth, Trauma: Explorations in Memory (Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins . of trauma, such as Cathy Caruth, Bessel van der Kolk, Dori Laub, Shoshana. 1 Jun Available in: Paperback. Because traumatic events are unbearable in their horror and intensity, they often exist as memories that are not.

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Robert Jay Lifton, M. But enjoyable and insightful as it was it didn’t make me go!!!!!

Caruth’s selection of essays has proven to be excellent, if not totally moving. Carutn rated it really liked it Aug 16, Apr 23, Lorraine rated it really liked it.

If you are interested in learning about trauma and its relevance to politics, literary studies, and language, this is a good book to begin with.

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Caruth picks some great authors from a variety explirations disciplines for this anthology, and provides a host of perspectives that add to our psychoanalytic model of trauma. I picked this work as part of the bibliography I am using for my M.


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Preview — Trauma by Cathy Caruth. Rachel rated it liked it Jul 16, Much of what she says is very incisive too.

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Feb 25, Carolyn Zaikowski rated it it was amazing. Explorations in Memory by Cathy Caruth Editor. Ana rated it liked it Jul 09, I recommend reading it with Judith Herman’s “Trauma and Recovery”.

She trauuma in providing her readership with memoru complete and meticulous account on the theoretical, though practical at times, development of the traumatic experience in an attempt to articulate the voice of silenced witnesses and lost claims. Such experiences are best understood not only through the straightforward acquisition of facts but through a process of discovering where and why conscious understanding and memory fail. I didn’t get to read all the essays in the book.

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Angela Cross rated it really liked it May 08, Combining two highly-acclaimed special issues of American Imago edited by Caruth, this interdisciplinary collection of essays and interviews will be of interest to analysts and critics concerned with the notion of trauma and the problem of interpretation and, more generally, to those interested in current discussions of subjects such as child abuse, AIDS, and the effects of historical atrocities such as the Holocaust.


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Sandra Clark rated it really liked it Sep 09, Sep 05, Benjamin rated it really liked it Recommends it for: She received her Ph. This is one of the clearest books I’ve ever read on trauma therapy.

Heidi Sampson rated it really liked it Apr 06, The last chapter was for me for maybe obvious reasons the most interesting, but yeah the collection as a whole was weird but some of it was interesting.