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The Resource From surviving to living : voice, tauma and witness in Rwanda Women's writing, Catherine Gilbert

From surviving to living : voice, tauma and witness in Rwanda Women's writing, Catherine Gilbert

Label
From surviving to living : voice, tauma and witness in Rwanda Women's writing
Title
From surviving to living
Title remainder
voice, tauma and witness in Rwanda Women's writing
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Gilbert
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
During the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, acts of extreme violence were committed against women. This book presents a critical study of Rwandan women's published testimonies, seeking to understand how Rwandan women genocide survivors respond to and communicate such experiences. Drawing on trauma theory, Holocaust studies and critical approaches to testimony, From Surviving to Living examines the ways in which the genocide is remembered in both individual and collective memory and the challenges Rwandan women face in the ongoing process of surviving trauma. Through close analysis of women's testimonies written predominantly in French, and a smaller number in English, this book underlines the necessity of developing new ways of listening to the diversity of Rwandan women's voices, in order not only to gain greater insight into how traumatised individuals remember, but also to hear the challenge they pose to conventional Western modes of responding to trauma.--Back cover
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UBY
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gilbert, Catherine
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ3988.5.R95
LC item number
G55 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rwandan literature (English)
  • Rwandan literature (French)
  • Genocide
  • Genocide survivors
  • Rwanda
Label
From surviving to living : voice, tauma and witness in Rwanda Women's writing, Catherine Gilbert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-291)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1041861550
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9782367812687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
From surviving to living : voice, tauma and witness in Rwanda Women's writing, Catherine Gilbert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-291)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1041861550
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9782367812687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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