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The nightmare of the local: apocalypse on the road in Amnesia Moon

James Peacock

in Jonathan Lethem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719082672
eISBN:
9781781706299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082672.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 2 argues that in Lethem's work one of the reactions to collective or individual traumatic experience is a retreat into a kind of exaggerated localism, into miniature utopias that attempt to ... More


Multidirectional Memory, Many-Headed Hydras and Glasgow

Michael Morris

in Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter forms a case study of memory/amnesia around slavery in Glasgow and proposes that a number of high profile events in the year 2014 may prove to be a turning point in this regard. The ... More


Memory in Theory: The Childhood Memories of John Locke (Persons, Parrots)

Sarah Clift

in Committing the Future to Memory: History, Experience, Trauma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254200
eISBN:
9780823261161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254200.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter takes up the issue of personal identity in the work that essentially founded it as a philosophical issue debated to this day, namely, that of John Locke’s Essay Concerning Human ... More


The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia

Rachmi Diyah Larasati

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679935
eISBN:
9781452948577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679935.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Larasati elucidates the complex, often paradoxical relationships between the dancing body and the Indonesian state since 1965. In the brief period from late 1965 to early 1966, approximately 1 ... More


To Remember Differently: Paradoxical Statehood and Preserved Value

Rachmi Diyah Larasati

in The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679935
eISBN:
9781452948577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679935.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter one analyzes the Cold War-inspired massacres of up to one million accused communists in Indonesia in 1965-67 during the rise of president Suharto’s “New Order” regime. Further, it explains ... More


What Is Left: The Fabricated and the Illicit

Rachmi Diyah Larasati

in The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679935
eISBN:
9781452948577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679935.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter two interrogates the New Order’s post-1965 cultural reconstruction as a form of ideological domination and self-legitimation: the commemoration of a set of depoliticized, “ancient” national ... More


Historicizing Violence: Memory and the Transmission of the Aesthetic

Rachmi Diyah Larasati

in The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679935
eISBN:
9781452948577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679935.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter three examines strategic transmission of “folk” dance technique within villages and family compounds as a coded distribution of alternate historical narratives. Entering the context of ... More


Staging Alliances: Cambodia as Cultural Mirror

Rachmi Diyah Larasati

in The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679935
eISBN:
9781452948577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679935.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Four employs detailed ethnographic descriptions of traditional dance in the context of diplomacy and aid in Cambodia. Unlike Indonesia, because the genocide under Pol Pot was condemned by the ... More


Violence and Mobility: Autoethnography of Coming and Going

Rachmi Diyah Larasati

in The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679935
eISBN:
9781452948577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679935.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter five critically explores the potential for agency among various groups of nationally and internationally mobilized female “labor”–including state dancers and expatriate academics–through the ... More


The Future of Horror

Mathias Clasen

in Why Horror Seduces

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190666507
eISBN:
9780190666545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190666507.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses recent and future developments in horror entertainment. It argues that future horror media will give consumers access to a wider range of experiences, some of which are more ... More


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