Writing trauma: Literary representations of traumatic experience

Young, Linda and Stubley, Joanne (2022) Writing trauma: Literary representations of traumatic experience. In: Complex Trauma: The Tavistock Model. Tavistock Clinic Series . Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 253-265. ISBN 978-1032129983

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Abstract

Young and Stubley explore the representation of trauma in works of literature, raising the question of whether it is possible to truly know about horrific experiences if one has not experienced them oneself. Also, for those who have experienced them, whether it is possible to symbolize what is arguably beyond representation.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Cognitive Processes, Theory of Mind > Creativity
Disabilities & Disorders (mental & physical) > Mental Disorders
Psychological Therapies, Psychiatry, Counselling > Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Department/People: Adult and Forensic Services
Children, Young Adult and Family Services
URI: http://repository.tavistockandportman.ac.uk/id/eprint/2632

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