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Cathy Caruth

Cathy Caruth is Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cornell University. She is author of Empirical Truths and Critical Fictions: Locke, Wordsworth, Kant Freud and Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative and History. She has co-edited, with Deborah Esch, Critical Encounters: Reference and Responsibility in Deconstructive Writing and is editor of Trauma: Explorations in Memory. Most recently she has published Literature in the Ashes of History (2013) and her collection of interviews, Listening to Trauma: Conversations with Leaders in the Theory and Treatment of Catastrophic Experience will appear in fall 2014.


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