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Author Casey, Adam

Title The silence of the 7th floor : narratives of traumatic experience / by Adam Casey
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2006


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  827.04 C3384 A6/S  AVAILABLE
Description [iv], 258 leaves ; 30 cm
Summary This thesis explored the conundrum of the trauma narrative requiring a suspension of disbelief from the reader, whilst simultaneously being acknowledged as bona fide truth. This paradox was examined via the identification of common themes and writerly techniques used in both trauma testimony and trauma novels
Notes Submitted to the School of Communication and Creative Arts of the Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University
Degree conferred 2009
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (leaves 255-258)
Subject Casey, Adam. -- Criticism and interpretation
Australian fiction -- 21st century.
Trauma -- Fiction
Psychic trauma in literature.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts and Education.
Deakin University. School of Communication and Creative Arts.