Pat Barker and the Mediation of Social Reality

by David Waterman

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments


Introduction: Social Representation and the Question of Reality

Chapter 1: Caging or Community? The “Working Class” Novels

Chapter 2: Seeking “Normality” in a World of Fictions: The Man Who Wasn’t There

Chapter 3: Heroic Masculinity and the Enemy Within: The Regeneration Trilogy

Chapter 4: The Family, Constructed Reality, and Collective Traumatic Memory: Another World

Chapter 5: “I believed my own story:” Composite Identity and Traumatic Memory in Border Crossing

Chapter 6: Social Representation and the Mediation of Reality: Double Vision

Chapter 7: The “fear of being irrelevant” in a Time of War: Representing Self and Other in Life Class

Conclusion


Notes

Works Cited

Index


 

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