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ERIC Number: EJ676021
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Face of Mourning: Deploying Grief To Construct a Nation.
Wiederhold, Eve
JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory, v22 n4 p847-89 Fall 2002
Argues the predilection for sharing speech that informs the study of rhetoric does not fully address the haunted sense of psychic and embodied displacement that can accompany connections made to imagined social constructs to satisfy desires for affiliation. Focuses on media representations of the shootings at Columbine High School and two cases of matricide that have been collectively regarded as grievous disruptions to an imagined sphere of communal normalcy. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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