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Human rights, suffering, and aesthetics in political prison literature

Author: Yenna Wu
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yenna Wu
ISBN: 9780739167410 0739167413 9780739167427 0739167421 9780739186169 0739186167
OCLC Number: 910062355
Description: VIII, 216 Seiten
Contents: Chapter 1. Probing the Intersections of Human Rights, Suffering, and Aesthetics in Political Prison Narratives: An Introduction Chapter 2. Reviving Muted Voices: Rhizomatous Forces in Political Prison Literature Chapter 3. Surviving Traumatic Captivity, Arriving at Wisdom: An Aesthetics of Resistance in Chinese Prison Camp Memoir Chapter 4. The Argument From Silence: Morocco's Truth Commission and Women Political Prisoners Chapter 5. The Persistence of Spectacle in PRC Modes of Punishing Criminality and Deviance Chapter 6. The Cocoons of Language: Torture, Voice, Event Chapter 7. A Primer for the Politics and Literature of Resistance: Apparitional Subjectivity in The Collective Autobiography of the New York 21 Chapter 8. Remembering Pain in Uruguay: What Memories Mean in Carlos Liscano's Truck of Fools Chapter 9. Deviating from the Norm? Two Easts Testify to a Prison Aesthetics of Happiness
Responsibility: ed. by Yenna Wu and Simona Livescu.
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Interest in prisons, particularly in the US, has been increasing in the past ten years or so, but for the most part the interest has led to scholarly or popular books detailing the extent of Read more...

 
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