|aVirginia Woolf, Jean Rhys and the aesthetics of trauma /|cPatricia Moran.
|aAesthetics of trauma
|aNew York :|bPalgrave Macmillan,|c2007.
|aviii, 217 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -208) and index.
|aExperiences as a body : Virginia Woolf, Jean Rhys, and the aesthetics of trauma -- "Cock-a-doodle-dum" : Desmond MacCarthy, Sexology, and the writing of A room of one's own -- "The flaw in the centre" : writing as hymenal rupture in Virginia Woolf's work -- Gunpowder plots : sexuality and censorship in Woolf's later works -- When the pervert meets the hysteric : Jean Rhys's black exercise book -- "A doormat in a world of boots" : Jean Rhys and the masochistic aesthetic -- Epilogue : "The one dependable thing in a world of strife, ruin, chaos" : writing trauma, writing self.
|aWoolf, Virginia,|d1882-1941|xCriticism and interpretation.