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Fictionalising trauma

Sirkka Knuuttila

Fictionalising trauma

the aesthetics of Marguerite Duras"s India cycle

by Sirkka Knuuttila

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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychic trauma in literature,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-294) and index.

    StatementSirkka Knuuttila
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2607.U8245 Z749 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25345348M
    ISBN 103631609817
    ISBN 109783631609811
    LC Control Number2011500111
    OCLC/WorldCa730414878

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