restricted access   Volume 2, Number 1-2, Spring/Fall 2013

Table of Contents

Editor’s Introduction

pp. vii-viii

Section 1: New Perspectives and Persistent Questions

The Burning Book

pp. 1-13

Exploring the Fictions of Perpetrator Suffering

pp. 15-25

“Pleasantly Easy”: Discourses of the Suffering Child in Rwanda Postgenocide

pp. 27-44

Section 2: Slavery, Trauma, and the Postcolonial Moment

Writing and War: Silence, Disengagement, and Ambiguity

pp. 45-62

Following a Ghost: “A Certain Mulatto Woman Slave Named Phibbah”

pp. 63-86

Violence and Comedy: The Malayan Emergency in the Malaysian Novels of Lloyd Fernando and Anthony Burgess

pp. 87-91

Suffering and Social Death: Austin Clarke’s The Polished Hoe as Neo-Slave Narrative

pp. 93-104

Violence and Suffering in Shobasakthi’s Gorilla: Configurations of Trauma from the Postcolonial Peripheries

pp. 105-122

Section 3: The Poetry and Poetics of Suffering

To Suffer to Wait: Reading Trauma in Two Poems

pp. 123-136

Poetics of Silence in the Post-Holocaust Poetry of Paul Celan

pp. 137-158

Guantánamo Poems: “Guántdnamo, amas, amat”

pp. 159-182

“Mild, Melancholy and Sedate He Stands”: Melancholy in the British Poetry of Slavery

pp. 183-195

Notes on Contributors

pp. 197-200