By Sorcha Gunne,Zoe Brigley Thompson
The essays during this quantity speak about narrative options hired by means of foreign writers while facing rape and sexual violence, no matter if in fiction, poetry, memoir, or drama. In constructing those new feminist readings of rape narratives, the members objective to include arguments approximately trauma and resistance with a view to determine new dimensions of therapeutic. This publication makes an essential contribution to the fields of literary stories and feminism, due to the fact that whereas different volumes have fascinated with retroactive portrayals of rape in literature, so far none has targeted totally at the subversive paintings that's being performed to retheorize sexual violence.
Split into 4 sections, the amount considers sexual violence from a few assorted angles. 'Subverting the tale' considers how the characters of the sufferer and rapist can be subverted in narratives of sexual violence. In 'Metaphors for Resistance,' the essays discover how writers procedure the topic of rape obliquely utilizing metaphors to symbolize their ache and soreness. the debate of no longer talking approximately sexual violence is the point of interest of 'The Protest of Silence,' whereas 'The query of the visible' considers the issues of creating sexual violence seen within the poetic photo, in movie and on level. those 4 sections hide a magnificent diversity of global writing including curriculum staples like Toni Morrison, Sarah Kane, Sandra Cisneros, Yvonne Vera, and Sharon Olds.
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Feminism, Literature and Rape Narratives: Violence and Violation (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures) by Sorcha Gunne,Zoe Brigley Thompson