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Dry River (2023)
Book
Rouverol, A. (2023). Dry River. Manchester, UK: Bridge House Publishing

Sara Greystone’s career as a public defender is spiraling after a disastrous court case, and now her husband’s IT career is also in jeopardy. A move to California is supposed to get them both back on their feet, but the state is in the midst of a cri... Read More about Dry River.

“The aesthetic of the gap” : the limits of storytelling in the work of Jennifer Egan (2021)
Journal Article
Rouverol, A. (2021). “The aesthetic of the gap” : the limits of storytelling in the work of Jennifer Egan. Contemporary Women's Writing, 15(2), 280-299. https://doi.org/10.1093/cww/vpab023

A Visit from the Goon Squad (2010) is distinctively marked by the use of gaps and lacunae within the narrative’s construction, directing the reader’s focus to the unnarrated. This article examines the resultant silences and storytelling that emerges... Read More about “The aesthetic of the gap” : the limits of storytelling in the work of Jennifer Egan.

Trying to be good : lessons in oral history and performance (2015)
Book Chapter
Rouverol, A. (2015). Trying to be good : lessons in oral history and performance. In R. Perks, & A. Thomson (Eds.), The oral history reader (636-655). London: Routledge

In this essay, Alicia Rouverol assesses an oral history performance event based on life review interviews in a US prison. She explores how life review helped inmates to make new sense of their lives, the challenges of sharing authority in a prison se... Read More about Trying to be good : lessons in oral history and performance.