Article: “A Shaking Voice can Shake it All: Representing Trauma as a Political Act”

I am delighted to announce that my latest article “A Shaking Voice can Shake it All: Representing Trauma as a Political Act” has been published in the academic journal Bunron. In it, I explore how literary production that appeared after the triple disaster of 3.11 has engaged with the challenging task of giving meaning to trauma. I base my study particularly on three works: Yū Miri’s Tokyo Ueno Station, Furukawa Hideo’s Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure, and Tawada Yōko’s The Emissary.

You can read the article here.

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