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Trauma Theory

Trauma Theory: Core Criticism

1Aijmer, Göran, Jon Abbink (eds.), Meanings of Violence: a Cross-cultural Perspective, Oxford, New York, Berg, 2000.

2Alexander, Jeffrey C., Ron Everyman, Bernhard Giesen, Neil J. Smelser and Piotr Sztompka (eds.), Cultural Trauma and Collective Identity, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, University of California Press, 2004.

3Bracken, Patrick, Trauma: Culture, Meaning and Philosophy, London, WileyBlackwell, 2002.

4Caruth, Cathy, Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative and History, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

5Eisenstein, Paul, Traumatic Encounters: Holocaust Representation and the Hegelian Subject, New York, State University of New York Press, 2003.

6Felman, Shoshana and Dori Laub, Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis and History, London, Routledge, 1992.

7Forter, Greg, “Freud, Faulkner, Caruth: Trauma and the Politics of Literary Form”, Narrative, Vol. 15, Number 3, October 2007, p. 259-285.

8Herman, Judith, Trauma and Recovery, New York, Basic Books, 1992, reprint 2001.

9Halbawchs, Maurice, On Collective Memory, Chicago, The University of Chicago Press, 1992.

10Hill, Karen T., “Memory Studies” [Reviews of Marc Augé, Oblivion (2004), Annie E. Coombes, History after Apartheid: Visual Culture and Public Memory in a Democratic South Africa, 2003, K. Hodgkin and S. Radstone (ed.), Contested Pasts: The Politics of Memory (2003), and S. Radstone and K. Hodgkin (eds), Regimes of Memory (2003)], in History Workshop Journal, Issue 62, Autumn 2006, p. 325-341.

11LaCapra, Dominick, History and Memory after Auschwitz, Ithaca, Cornell UP, 1998.

12—, Writing History, Writing Trauma, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

13—, History in Transit: Experience, Identity: Critical Theory, Ithaca, Cornell UP, 2004.

14Leys, Ruth, Trauma: a Genealogy, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2000.

15Luckhurst, Roger, The Trauma Question, London, Routledge, 2008.

16Radstone, Susannah & Hodgkin, Katherine (eds.), Regimes of Memory, London, Routledge, 2003.

17—, Contested Pasts: The Politics of Memory, Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative, London, 2003.

Trauma: Clinical, Anthropological and Cultural approaches

18Anderson, Elizabeth, Maddrell Avril, McLoughlin Kate, and Vincent Alana (eds.), Memory, Mourning, Landscape, Amsterdam, New York, Rodopi, 2010.

19Appadurai, Arjun, Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger, Durham, N.C., Duke University Press, 2006.

20Géographie de la colère : la violence à l’âge de la globalisation, trans. Françoise Bouillot, Condé-sur-Noireau, Payot & Rivages, 2007.

21Augé, Marc, Oblivion, trans. M.D. Jager, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2004.

22Bal, Mieke, Crewe Jonathan and Spitzer Leo, Acts of Memory: Cultural Recall in the Present, Hanover, Darthmouth/University of New England Press, 1999.

23Barkan, Eleazar, The Guilt of Nations, Restitution and Negotiating Historical Injustices, New York, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

24Bui Trong, Lucienne, Les racines de la violence : de l’émeute au communautarisme, Paris, Louis Audibert, 2003.

25Butler, Judith, Precarious Life: The Power of Mourning and Violence, London, Verso, 2004, reprint 2006.

26Connerton, Paul, How Societies Remember, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1989.

27Crocq, Louis, Les traumatismes psychiques de guerre, Paris, Odile Jacob, 1999.

28Denis, Gwendal (ed.), Mémoire et trauma de la Grande Guerre en Bretagne, Catalogne, Corse, Euskadi, Occitanie, Lannion, TIR-CRBC, 2010.

29Daguzan, Jean-François, Terrorisme(s) : abrégé d’une violence qui dure, Paris, CNRS, Collection Carré des sciences, 2006.

30Doray, Bernard and Claude Louzoun (eds.), Les traumatismes dans le psychisme et la culture, Ramonville-Saint-Agne, Eres, 1997.

31Duprat, Annie (ed.), Révolutions et mythes identitaires : mots, violences, mémoire, Paris, Nouveau monde éditions, Collection histoire culturelle, 2009.

32Engelhard, Philippe, La violence de l’histoire : les sociétés contemporaines à l’épreuve du sens, Paris, Arléa, Collection Essais, 2001.

33Fassin, Didier and Richard Rechtman, L’empire du traumatisme : enquête sur la condition de victime, Paris, Flammarion, 2007.

34Kardiner, Abram, The Traumatic Neuroses of War, Washington, DC, National Research Council, 1941.

35Maqueda, Francis. Traumatismes de guerre : actualités cliniques et humanitaires, Revigny sur Ornain, Hommes et Perspectives, 1991.

36Nacht, Marc, A l’aise dans la barbarie, Paris, Grasset, 1994.

37Martin, Jean-Clément, Violence et révolution : essai sur la naissance d’un mythe national, Paris, Seuil, Collection L’univers historique, 2006.

38Mattingly, Cheryl, Healing Dramas and Clinical Plots, Cambridge, Cambridge UP, 1998.

39Michaud, Yves, La violence, Paris, Presses universitaires de France, coll. « Que sais-je ? », 1988.

40Mitzal, Barbara, Theories of Social Remembering, Maidenhead, Open University Press, 2003.

41Montbrial (de) Thierry, Jansen Sabine, Violence : de la psychologie à la politique, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2006.

42Muchembled, Robert, Une histoire de la violence : de la fin du Moyen-Age à nos jours, Paris, Seuil, Collection L’Univers historique, 2008.

43Nandy, Ashis, The Intimate Enemy: Loss and Recovery of Self Under Colonialism, Delhi, Oxford UP, 1983, Oxford, Oxford UP, 1988.

44Prakash Gyan, Kevin M. Kruse, The Spaces of the Modern City, Imaginaries, Politics, and Everyday life, Princeton, N.J., Oxford, Princeton University Press, 2008.

45Scarry, Elaine, The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World, Oxford, Oxford Paperbacks, 1988.

46Žižek, Slavoj, Violence, London, Profile Books, 2008, rep. 2009.

47—, The Sublime Object of Ideology, London, Verso, 1989.

48Wilson, John P., Catherine C. and So Kum Tang (eds.), Cross-Cultural Assessment of Psychological Trauma and PTSD, New York, Springer, 2007.

Social and Political Violence: Ireland and Northern Ireland

Commissions, Reports and Indexes of Deaths: Northern Ireland

49Bloomfield, Kenneth, “We Will Remember Them”: Report of the Northern Ireland Victims Commissioner, Belfast, The Stationery Office Northern Ireland, April 1998.

50McDougall, Bertha, Support for Victims and Survivors: Addressing the human legacy, Report of the Interim Commissioner for Victims Survivors, Belfast, Interim Commissioner for Victims and Survivors, 2007.

51—, “Executive Summary” of Support for Victims and Survivors : Addressing the human legacy, Report of the Interim Commissioner for Victims Survivors, Belfast, 2007.

52McKeown, Michael, Database of Deaths Associated with Violence in Northern Ireland, 1969-2001, CAIN Web Page : [​victims/​mckeown/​].

53The Commission for Victims and Survivors (CVS), Initial Work Programme, June 2008-March 2009 (Draft), 10 June 2008, Belfast, CVS, 2008, [​]

54The Commission of Victims and Survivors (CVS), Final Report, Initial Literature Review of The Needs of Victims and Survivors, prepared by the Social Research Centre Limited, Belfast, CVS, 2009

55Saville of Newdigate, The Rt Hon Lord (Chairman), The Hon Mr William L. Hoyt, The Hon Mr John L. Toohey, The Bloody Sunday Inquiry, [​index.html], 15 June 2010.

56Sutton, Malcolm, Sutton Index of Deaths, 1969-2001, CAIN: [​sutton/​index.html].

Institutional Child Abuse

57Cafardi, Nicholas P., “Fraternal Correction, Lessons from the Irish Sex-Abuse Crisis”, Commonweal, New York, vol.137, Number 5, p. 9-11

58Commission of Investigation, Report into the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin, July 2009 (The Murphy Report), 2009.

59Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse, Report (The Ryan Report), Dublin, The Stationery Office, 2009, [​index.html].

60Gilligan, Robbie, “The ‘Public Child’ and the Reluctant State?” Éire-Ireland, 2009, vol. 44, nos. 1 & 2, p. 265-290.

61Kaveny, Cathleen, “Truth or Consequences: in Ireland, straying far from the mental reservation”, Commonweal, New York, vol. 137, Number 5.

62Littleton, John and Eamon Maher (eds.), The Dublin/Murphy Report: A Watershed for Irish Catholicism?, Dublin, Columba Press, 2010.

63Riordan, Susannah, “Challenging Bad Nuns: Ireland’s Magdalen Laundries”, The Irish Review, Volume 42, Number 42, September 2010, p. 120-127.

Other Critical Works

64Dawson, Graham, “Trauma, Memory, Politics: The Irish Troubles”, in Trauma: Life Stories of Survivors, ed. Kim Lacy Rogers, Selma Leydesdorff and Graham Dawson, NJ and London, Piscataway, 2004.

65—, T.G. Ashplant and Michael Roper, “The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration: Contexts, Structures and Dynamics”, in Ashplant, Dawson and Roper (eds.) Commemorating War: the Politics of Memory, NJ and London, Piscataway, 2004.

66—, “Trauma, Place and the Politics of Memory: Bloody Sunday, Derry, 1972-2004”, History Workshop Journal, Issue 59, 2005, p. 151-178.

67—, Making Peace with the Past? Memory, Trauma and the Irish Troubles, Manchester, Manchester UP, 2008.

68Dixon Paul, Northern Ireland: The Politics of War and Peace, Basingstoke, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

69Edwards, David, Pádraig Lenihan and Tait Clodagh (eds.) Age of Atrocity: Violence and Political Conflict in Early Modern Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, Portland, Four Courts Press, 2007.

70Farquharson, Danine and Sean Farrell (eds.), Shadows of the Gunmen: Violence and Culture in Modern Ireland, Cork, Cork University Press, 2008.

71Feldman, Allen, “Political Terror and the Technologies of Memory: Excuse, Sacrifice, Commodification, and Actuarial Moralities”, Radical History Review, Issue 85, Winter 2003, p. 58-73.

72—, Formations of Violence. The Narrative of the Body and Political Terror in Northern Ireland, London, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1991.

73Gregory, Adrian, Paseta Senia (eds.), Ireland and the Great War: “A War to Unite Us Al’’?, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2002.

74Herron, Tom, Lynch John, After Bloody Sunday: Ethics, Representation, Justice, Cork, Cork University Press, 2007.

75Lloyd, David, “Colonial Trauma/Postcolonial Recovery?”, Interventions : International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, Vol. 2, Number 2, 2000, p. 212-28.

76McCann, Eamonn, War and an Irish Town, London, Pluto Press, 1973, 3rd revised edition.

77McKittrick, David, Lost Lives: the stories of the men, women and children who died as a result of the Northern Ireland troubles, Edinburgh, London, Mainstream, 2001.

78O Dochartaigh, Niall, From Civil Rights to armalites: Derry and the birth of Irish Troubles, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

79O’Duffy, Brendan, British-Irish Relations and Northern Ireland: from Violent Politics to Conflict Regulation, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 2007.

80Parkinson, Alan F., Belfast’s Unholy War: the Troubles of the 1920s, Dublin, Portland, Four Courts Press, 2004.

81Pine, Emily, The Politics of Irish Memory: Performing Remembrance in Contemporary Irish Culture, New York, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

82Hayes, Patrick and Jim Campbell, Bloody Sunday: Trauma, Pain and Politics, London, Dublin, Ann Arbor, Pluto Press, 2005.

83Resta Esther, Guerre de religion et terrorisme en Irlande du Nord : mensonges et manipulation, Paris, L’Harmattan, 2001.

84Rolston Bill, “Dealing with the Past, Pro State paramilitaries, Truth and Transition in Northern Ireland”, Human Rights Quarterly 28, 2006, p. 652-675.

85Shirlow Peter and Kieran McEvoy, Beyond the Wire: Former Prisoners and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland, London, Ann Arbor, MI, Pluto Press, 2008.

86Shirlow Peter, Tonge, Jonathan, James McAuley and Catherine McGlyn, Abandoning Historical Conflict? Former Paramilitary Prisoners and Political Reconciliation in Northern Ireland, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2010.

87Smyth Breen, Marie, Truth Recovery and Justice after Conflict, Oxford, Routledge, 2007.

88Tonge, Jonathan, Northern Ireland, Cambridge, Malden, Mass., Polity, 2006.

89Townshend, Charles, Political Violence in Ireland: Government and Resistance since 1848, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1983.

Narrating Trauma

General Reference

90Aucouturier, Michel, Jörn Cambreleng, Françoise Cartano et al., Traduire la violence, Vingt-deuxièmes assises de la traduction littéraire, Arles 2005, Atlas, Actes Sud, 2006.

91Benjamin, Walter, Œuvres. Essais traduits de l’allemand par Maurice de Gandillac, 1- Mythe et violence, Paris, Denoël, coll. « Dossiers des lettres nouvelles », 1971.

92Chiantaretto, Jean-François, Ecriture de soi et trauma, Paris, Anthropos, 1998.

93Craps, Stef and Gert Buelens, “Introduction : Postcolonial Trauma Novels”, Studies in the Novel, Vol. 40, nos 1&2, Spring & Summer 2008, p. 1-12.

94Goldberg, Amos, “Trauma, Narrative and Two Forms of Death”; Literature and Medicine, Vol. 26, Number 1, Spring 2006, p. 122-141.

95Hartman, Geoffrey H., “On Traumatic Knowledge and Literary Studies”, New Literary History, Vol. 26, Number 3, 1995, p. 537-563.

96Ramadanovic, Petar, Forgetting Futures: On Memory, Trauma and Identity, Lanham, Lexington Books, 2001.

97Robinett, Jane, “The Narrative Shape of Traumatic Experience”, Literature and Medicine, Vol. 26, Number 2, Fall 2007, p. 290-311.

98Schwab, Gabrielle, “Writing Against Memory and Forgetting”, Literature and Medicine, Vol. 26, Number 1, Spring 2006, p. 95-121.

99Tal, Kali, Worlds of Hurt: Reading the Literatures of Trauma, Cambridge, Cambridge UP, 1996.

100Tellier, Arnaud, Expériences traumatiques et écriture, Paris, Anthropos, 1998.

101Vickroy, Laurie, Trauma and Survival in Contemporary Fiction, Charlottesville, U. of Virginia Press, 2002.

Narrating Trauma: Irish Literature and the Arts

102Angel-Perez, Élisabeth, Voyages au bout du possible : les théâtres du traumatisme de Samuel Beckett à Sarah Kane, Paris, Klincksieck, 2006.

103Borderlines: Personal Stories and Experiences from the Border Counties of the Island of Ireland, The Borderlines Project, Gallery of Photography, 2006.

104Cardin, Bertrand and Claude Fierobe (eds.), Irlande, écritures et réécritures de la Famine, Caen, Presses universitaires de Caen, 2007.

105Lloyd, David, Irish Times: Temporalities of Modernity, Field Day Files 4, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame, Field Day, Dublin, 2008.

106McKenna, Bernard, Rupture, Representation and the Refashioning of Identity in Drama from the North of Ireland, 1969-1994, Wesport, Connecticut, London, Praeger, 2003.

107Murphy, Shane Alcobia, Governing the Tongue in Northern Ireland: The Place of Art, the Art of Place, Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2005.

108Van Boheemen-Saaf, Christine, “The Trauma of Irishness; or, Literature as Material Cultural Memory in Joyce”, Configurations, Vol. 7, Number 2, Spring 1999, p. 247-266.

109Joyce, Derrida, Lacan and the Trauma of History: Reading, Narrative and Postcolonialism, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1999.

110Whelan, Kevin, “The Memories of ‘The Dead’”, The Yale Journal of Criticism, Vol. 15, Number 1, 2002, p. 59-97.

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