Sexual Violence in History: A Bibliography

compiled by Stefan Blaschke


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Start: Topical Index: Representations: Literary Texts: 21st Century:

Representations: Literary Texts:

G e n e r a l   I n f o r m a t i o n

»Édouard Louis (born Eddy Bellegueule; 30 October 1992) is a French writer.« -- More information: Wikipedia

History of Violence (Novel, published in 2016)

I n f o r m a t i o n

»History of Violence (French: Histoire de la violence) is the second novel by French writer Édouard Louis. It was first published in French by Seuil in January, 2016.
The novel is based on a real incident that occurred on Christmas Eve, 2012.
Told in first-person narration, the novel presents its events in a nonlinear format. The narrator, Édouard, recounts a sexual encounter in Paris on Christmas Eve. The encounter culminates in a violent rape and robbery. Édouard subsequently reports the crime to the police, which causes him more trauma. On a visit home, he overhears his sister and her husband discussing the details of the assault in detail.« -- More information: Wikipedia

K e y w o r d s

I. Chronological Index: Modern History: 21st Century | II. Geographical Index: European History: French History | III. Topical Index: Types: Offenders / Victims: Same-Sex Rape; Offenders: Age and Gender: Male Adults; Victims: Age and Gender: Male Adults, Mental Consequences: Trauma

B i b l i o g r a p h y

I. Author Index

[Info] Dancus, Adriana M. »Reenacting Rape in Édouard Louis’s History of ViolenceTerrorizing Images: Trauma and Ekphrasis in Contemporary Literature Edited by Charles I. Armstrong et al. Berlin 2020: 101-116.

II. Speaker Index