Trauma and Ethics in the Novels of Graham Swift

Trauma and Ethics in the Novels of Graham Swift

By: Stef Craps (author)Hardback

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Shows how the novels elaborate an ethics of alterity by means of a detailed study of one of Swift's most persistent and fascinating -- yet all too often ignored -- concerns: the traumatic experience of reality. Swift's texts evoke the cultural pathologies of a nation (post-war Britain) and an era (modernity) through the narratives of individual characters who are struggling to come to terms with a traumatic personal and collective past. By providing a wide-ranging and in-depth analysis of Swift's novels against the background of the 'ethical turn' in literary studies and the emergence of trauma theory, this book extends and enriches our understanding of what is arguably one of the most significant literary oeuvres of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

About Author

Stef Craps is a Doctoral Assistant in the English Department at the University of Ghent, Belgium, and from 1999 to 2003 was a Research Assistant of the Flemish Fund for Scientific Research. He is the author of many articles on twentieth-century English literature in journals and collected works.

Contents

Pastoralism & the Changing Climate in the Arid Northern Kenya; New Generation of Dietary Supplements with Microelements for Livestock -- Possibilities & Prospects; Soy Protein Products: Anti-Nutritional Factors, Classification, Processing, Quality Assessment, Nutritional value & Application in Animal Feed; Bangladesh Poultry Sector: Growth, Competitiveness & Future Potential; Parasitic Diseases in Livestock under Different Farming Practices: Possibilities for their Control; Animal Trypanosomosis: An Important Constraint for Livestock in Tropical & Sub-Tropical Regions; Surveillance & Management of Trypanosomiasis in Cattle Herds in Kauru Area, Kaduna State, Nigeria; Anthelmintic Resistance: A Giant Obstacle for Livestock Worm Control in Current Era -- A Challenge; Salmonella & Salmonellosis in Animals & Humans: Epidemiology, Pathogenicity, Clinical Presentation & Treatment; Bovine Tuberculosis at the Human-Animal Interface, Situation & Possible Risk Factors of Disease in Animals in Pakistan, Future of Disease & Action Plan; Paratuberculosis (Johne's Disease): Clinical Signs, Diagnosis, Lesions, Prophylaxis/Treatment/Control & Zoonotic Potential; Changes in Consumers' Food Purchases Due to New Legislation on Food Labeling May Affect Livestock Production Practices in the United States; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845190040
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 230
  • ID: 9781845190040
  • weight: 498
  • ISBN10: 1845190041

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