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Rwanda Genocide Stories: Fiction After 1994

Nicki Hitchcott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381946
eISBN:
9781786945259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381946.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book provides an in-depth analysis of fictional responses written in response to the Rwandan genocide of 1994. Through the course of the book, the reader is taken on a journey from the events ... More


Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present

Tony Kushner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940629
eISBN:
9781786945051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940629.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores Jewish refugee movements before, during and after the Holocaust, placing them in a longer history of forced migration from the 1880s to the present. It does not deny that there ... More


“Monstrous Hybridity” in Colonial and Revolutionary Writing from Saint-Domingue

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Discusses the problem of knowing that became attached to the idea of the “mulatto/a” as a way to express anxieties about the instability of political loyalties during the Haitian Revolution. Argues ... More


Un cinéma sans image: Palimpsestic Memory and the Lost History of Cambodian Film

Leslie Barnes

in Post-Migratory Cultures in Postcolonial France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941138
eISBN:
9781789629255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941138.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Davy Chou’s Le Sommeil d’or (2011) is the first attempt to recount the forgotten history of the Cambodian film industry, a rich and storied archive that all but disappeared with the Khmer Rouge ... More


Rwanda Since 1994: Stories of Change

Hannah Grayson and Nicki Hitchcott (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941992
eISBN:
9781789623611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941992.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Over the past 25 years, Rwanda has undergone remarkable shifts and transitions: culturally, economically, and educationally the country has gone from strength to strength. While much scholarship has ... More


Tourists

Nicki Hitchcott

in Rwanda Genocide Stories: Fiction After 1994

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381946
eISBN:
9781786945259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381946.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter two examines the concept of tourists and insiders versus outsiders in relation to the Rwanda genocide, and how these themes create anxiety in the works of fiction being analysed. In the first ... More


Victims

Nicki Hitchcott

in Rwanda Genocide Stories: Fiction After 1994

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381946
eISBN:
9781786945259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381946.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter five focuses on the commemoration of the genocide victims and how commemorative artworks, including the narratives written by the ‘Rwanda: Ecrire par devoir de mémoire’ writing group, ... More


The Post-Genocidal African Subject: Patrice Nganang, Achille Mbembe and the Worldliness of Contemporary African Literature in French

Michael Syrotinski

in Transnational French Studies: Postcolonialism and Litterature-monde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314834
eISBN:
9781846316265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316265.017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Whereas the 2007 littérature-monde manifesto seeks to break with the Francocentrism of Francophonie in favour of a radically decentred and transnational French-language literature, Manifeste d'une ... More


Nazism, War and Genocide: New Perspectives on the History of the Third Reich

Neil Gregor (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859897457
eISBN:
9781781387238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897457.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This volume brings together contributions by scholars from Britain, Germany, and the United States to present and reflect upon the latest research on the history of the Third Reich. The book provides ... More


Disproportional Representation: Romanies and European Art1

Susan Tebbutt (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the contrast between images of Gypsies produced by gadzo European artists over the centuries and those created by Romanies themselves. The former give disproportionate weight to ... More


Good against Evil? H.G. Adler, T.W. Adorno and the Representation of the Holocaust

Jeremy Adler

in Social Theory after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239659.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains why one should consider H.G. Adler when debating on the Nazi genocide. Adler was an academic by profession, and then a poet later on, which profession he used to transpose his ... More


Virginia Woolf and the War on Books: Cultural Heritage and Dis-Heritage in the 1930s

Diane F. Gillespie

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In 1821, Heinrich Heine famously and prophetically wrote, “’When they burn books, they will also, in the end, burn human beings.’” In January 1933 Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany. On May ... More


Nazism—A Political Religion? Rethinking the Voluntarist Turn

Neil Gregor

in Nazism, War and Genocide: New Perspectives on the History of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859897457
eISBN:
9781781387238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897457.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter offers a critique of Michael Burleigh's description of National Socialism during the Third Reich as a ‘political religion’. It examines many of Burleigh's arguments, such as his claim ... More


Shoot First and Ask Questions Afterwards? Wannsee and the Unfolding of the Final Solution1

Mark Roseman

in Nazism, War and Genocide: New Perspectives on the History of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859897457
eISBN:
9781781387238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897457.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the decision-making process in Nazi Germany during the crucial phase of transition to the systematic mass murder of the Jews. In particular, it analyses the protocol of the ... More


Auschwitz and the Germans History, Knowledge, and Memory

Norbert Frei

in Nazism, War and Genocide: New Perspectives on the History of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859897457
eISBN:
9781781387238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897457.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the development of Auschwitz during World War II as a concentration and extermination camp, as a site of economic activity, and as a model colonial settlement for thousands of ... More


Commemorating the Famine: 1940s–1990s

Emily Mark-Fitzgerald

in Commemorating the Irish Famine: Memory and the Monument

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318986
eISBN:
9781781380949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318986.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter accounts for the waning and waxing of Famine memory within popular and academic histories and discourse, from its subdued centenary in the 1940s to its mass revival in the 1990s. It ... More


Introduction

Nicki Hitchcott

in Rwanda Genocide Stories: Fiction After 1994

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381946
eISBN:
9781786945259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381946.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this introductory chapter, Hitchcott provides the reader with the ‘master narrative’, a thorough contextual overview of the events surrounding the genocide that are essential to the reader’s ... More


Rwandan Fiction

Nicki Hitchcott

in Rwanda Genocide Stories: Fiction After 1994

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381946
eISBN:
9781786945259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381946.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter provides a detailed context to the state of Rwanda’s literary and publishing infrastructure, as well as the economic, political and linguistic challenges that hinder its continued ... More


Witnesses

Nicki Hitchcott

in Rwanda Genocide Stories: Fiction After 1994

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381946
eISBN:
9781786945259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381946.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In chapter three, Hitchcott analyses the variety of implications that arise when transposing witness accounts of the genocide in to works of fiction. There is a focus on the ethical problems, such as ... More


Survivors

Nicki Hitchcott

in Rwanda Genocide Stories: Fiction After 1994

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381946
eISBN:
9781786945259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381946.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In chapter four, Hitchcott further considers the difficulties faced when fictionalising the testimonies of genocide survivors, as well as the difficulties and prejudice that survivors face in present ... More


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