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Testimony and Trauma


Engaging Common Ground
Series: At the Interface / Probing the Boundaries, Volume: 116
Editors: Cristina Santos, Adriana Spahr, and Tracy Crowe Morey

This book offers a collection of reflective essays on current testimonial production by researchers and practitioners working in multifaceted fields such as art and film performance, public memorialization, scriptotherapy, and fictional and non-fictional testimony.
The inter-disciplinary approach to the question of testimony offers a current account of testimony’s diversity in the twenty-first century as well as its relevance within the fields of art, storytelling, trauma, and activism. The range of topics engage with questions of genre and modes of representation, ethical and political concerns of testimony, and the flaws and limitations of testimonial production giving testament to some of the ethical concerns of our present age.
Contributors are Alison Atkinson-Phillips, Olga Bezhanova, Melissa Burchard, Mateusz Chaberski, Candace Couse, Tracy Crowe Morey, Marwa Sayed Hanafy, Rachel Joy, Emma Kelly, Timothy Long, Elizabeth Matheson, Antonio Prado del Santo, Christine Ramsay, Cristina Santos and Adriana Spahr.
Copyright Year: 2019

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ISBN: 978-90-04-39113-0
Publication Date: 19 Mar 2019
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Engaging Common Ground Volume: 116 Editors: Cristina Santos, Adriana Spahr, and Tracy Crowe Morey Publication Date: 19 Mar 2019 ISBN: 978-90-04-39113-0