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

Table of Contents

Editor’s Introduction

pp. vii-viii | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0001

Section 1: New Perspectives and Persistent Questions

The Burning Book

pp. 1-13 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0004

Exploring the Fictions of Perpetrator Suffering

pp. 15-25 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0006

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

pp. 27-44 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0008

Section 2: Slavery, Trauma, and the Postcolonial Moment

Writing and War: Silence, Disengagement, and Ambiguity

pp. 45-62 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0010

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

pp. 63-86 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0012

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

pp. 87-91 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0000

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

pp. 93-104 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0003

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

pp. 105-122 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0005

Section 3: The Poetry and Poetics of Suffering

To Suffer to Wait: Reading Trauma in Two Poems

pp. 123-136 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0007

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

pp. 137-158 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0009

Guantánamo Poems: “Guántdnamo, amas, amat”

pp. 159-182 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0011

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

pp. 183-195 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0013

Notes on Contributors

pp. 197-200 | DOI: 10.1353/jlt.2014.0002

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