Narratives of maternal loss in contemporary women’s writing: Julie Myerson’s 'The Story of You’

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Abstract

This book chapter examines Julie Myerson's 'The Story of you' as an example of women's grief fiction using Freud's concepts of mourning and melancholia
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBetween the Urge to Know and the Need to Deny: Trauma and Ethics in Contemporary British and American Literature
EditorsSonia Baelo-Allue , Dolores Herrero
Place of PublicationHeidelberg
PublisherUniversitatsverlag Winter
Pages71-80
Number of pages10
Volume413
ISBN (Print)9783825358846
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

Publication series

NameAnglistische Forschungen

Keywords

  • Maternal loss
  • Contemporary women's writing
  • Julie Myerson

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