Poetic Prosthetics: Trauma and Language in Contemporary Veteran Writing (Hardcover)

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Poetic Prosthetics provides an analytical tool for reading war and trauma literature, focussing on contemporary British and American soldier writing, published online in various forums by the soldiers themselves since the onset of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in some cases, recent writings of veterans of the Falkland War.

About the Author


Ron Ben-Tovim is Senior lecturer at the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics at Ben-Gurion University. He was a Kreitman Postdoctoral Fellow and won the Dan David Prize for Postdoctoral Research in 2017. He works on the intersection of war writing, trauma studies, and disability studies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781474498494
ISBN-10: 1474498493
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: September 30th, 2022
Pages: 240
Language: English
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