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Trauma theory and Nigerian civil war literature: speaking "something that was never in words" in Chris Abani's Song for Night

Dalley, Hamish

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The application of trauma theory to postcolonial literature has provoked anxiety from critics concerned about its capacity to impose Eurocentric interpretations. This article evaluates the use of trauma as a paradigm for interpreting Nigerian civil war li

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74712
Source: Journal of Postcolonial Writing
DOI: 10.1080/17449855.2013.804000

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