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2017

Digital Humanities

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The Missed Encounter: An Autoethnographic A/R/Tographic Portrayal Of Diarized Posttraumatic Growth In The Context Of The Mother-Daughter Dyad., Marion Evelyn Piper Jan 2017

The Missed Encounter: An Autoethnographic A/R/Tographic Portrayal Of Diarized Posttraumatic Growth In The Context Of The Mother-Daughter Dyad., Marion Evelyn Piper

Theses

This thesis is an arts-based educational research inquiry that portrays a journey of diarised posttraumatic growth in the context of the mother-daughter dyad. Using an autoethnographic methodology enacted through the living inquiry of a/r/tography, a creative work was produced, namely an artist’s book titled M/other, which unravels the story of the researcher’s relationship with her alcoholic mother, from the impact of childhood trauma to its repercussions in the present day. Portrayed through the lens of loss, M/other contains in poetry, creative writing, photography and film, a narrative retelling of the lived experience of a ...