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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


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

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Postcolonial Writing
DOI: 10.1080/17449855.2013.804000


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