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What reading and writing trauma fiction illuminates about post-traumatic growth.

MIRABITO, ANGELINA 2016, What reading and writing trauma fiction illuminates about post-traumatic growth., PhD. thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin Univeristy.

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Title What reading and writing trauma fiction illuminates about post-traumatic growth.
Author MIRABITO, ANGELINA
Institution Deakin Univeristy
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD.
Thesis advisor Marion Campbell
Barrett Estelle
Date submitted 2016-01
Keyword(s) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Creative writing
Fiction
Child abuse
Childhood trauma
Summary Angelina Mirabito's PhD in Creative Writing investigated the therapeutic value of reading and writing trauma fiction. Her findings show that it is possible for adult survivors of complex trauma to experience post-traumatic growth from writing an adult survivor of childhood trauma coming of age story.
Language eng
Field of Research 190402 - Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting) 100%
Socio Economic Objective 970119 - Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing 100%
Description of original 387 pages
Copyright notice ┬ęThe author
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30088945

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