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Ana Mendieta: Chiseling (in) Cuba

Iraida H. López

in Impossible Returns: Narratives of the Cuban Diaspora

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061030
eISBN:
9780813051307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061030.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Devoted to the legacy of Ana Mendieta (1948–1985), chapter 3 explores the impact of the Cuban-American artist in Cuba, at the time of her visits in the early 1980s and thereafter. Research conducted ... More


Introduction

Susanne C. Knittel

in The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction provides the historical and methodological framework for the book. It begins with a discussion of the power of certain memories to trouble received notions about the past and its ... More


Constructing Famine Spaces in Ireland

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/9781846318986.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reviews the range of monuments erected by small community groups throughout the Republic; selected cases of local Famine commemorations are mapped against registers of space, presence ... More


The Memory of Abraham in Late Persian/Early Hellenistic Yehud/Judah *

Ehud Ben Zvi

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This essay show how the memory of Abraham served as a central site of memory that encapsulated and evoked a large number of central issues and images in the discourse of the community and how the ... More


Sites of Memory of the 1980 Military Coup in Turkey

Derya Firat

in Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061603
eISBN:
9780813051222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061603.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The 1980 military coup is a milestone in Turkish history. While more than thirty years have passed since the event, a review of contemporary debates on the subject reveals an urgent need to confront ... More


The Pursuit of Memory

Claudine Raynaud

in Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460193
eISBN:
9781626740419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460193.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Using a psychoanalytic framework and an artful deployment of Morrison’s essay, “The Site of Memory,” Claudine Raynaud draws on memory as “the return of the repressed” in Beloved. She argues that the ... More


Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting

Maria Theresia Starzmann and John R. Roby (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061603
eISBN:
9780813051222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061603.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Excavating Memory explores memory as contested social practice in the present rather than as a passive recollection of the past. Through a diverse set of material and discursive strategies, memory is ... More


Exploring the Memory of Moses ‘The Prophet’ in Late Persian/Early Hellenistic Yehud/Judah

Ehud Ben Zvi

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This essay deals Moses “The Prophet” as a central site of memory in the Jerusalem-centered community of the late Achaemenid/early Hellenistic period in Yehud/Judah and as such, it contributes to a ... More


Sasanian Memory and the Persian Monumental and Ritual Legacy

Matthew P. Canepa

in Iranian Expanse: Transforming Royal Identity through Architecture, Landscape, and the Built Environment, 550 BCE-642 CE

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520290037
eISBN:
9780520964365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290037.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 12 explores the techniques by which the early Sasanian dynasty shaped Pars’ patrimony of glorious Achaemenid ruins and foregrounded its ancient artistic heritage and traditions of ritual. The ... More


Imagining Sites of Memory in the Post—Civil War South: The National Cemetery in Woolson’s “Rodman the Keeper”

Martin T. Buinicki

in Witness to Reconstruction: Constance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030253
eISBN:
9781617030260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030253.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Constance Fenimore Woolson’s story “Rodman the Keeper” (1877). It considers Northern sentiment about national cemeteries for the Union dead, and investigates the ways in which ... More


Tasting Space: Sights of the Commune in Henry James’s Paris

J. Michelle Coghlan

in Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474411202
eISBN:
9781474426800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter moves from sights of Paris as a revolutionary underground to sites of Paris in ruin, from unexpected forms of imperial adventure or subterranean possibility to uncanny forms of affective ... More


Isaiah, a Memorable Prophet: Why was Isaiah so Memorable in the Late Persian/Early Hellenistic Periods? Some Observations

Ehud Ben Zvi

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This essay deals with Isaiah as a site of memory for and within the Jerusalem-centered community of the late Achaemenid/early Hellenistic period. It addresses how as a site of memory, Isaiah embodied ... More


Conclusion

Susanne C. Knittel

in The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The conclusion brings together the disparate problems and themes addressed in the book, emphasizing in particular the importance of education in fostering a critical attitude toward history, which, ... More


Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Mae G. Henderson

in Speaking in Tongues and Dancing Diaspora: Black Women Writing and Performing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195116595
eISBN:
9780199375219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116595.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, Women's Literature

Writing against the limitations of conventional historiography and nineteenth-century slave narratives, Toni Morrison, in her novel Beloved, addresses the unspoken and unspeakable: the sexual ... More


Commemorating the Irish Famine: Memory and the Monument

Emily Mark-FitzGerald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318986
eISBN:
9781781380949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book presents for the first time a visual cultural history of the 1840s Irish Famine, tracing its representation and commemoration from the nineteenth century up to its 150th anniversary in the ... More


Ancient History, American Time: Charles Chesnutt and the Sites of Memory

John Levi Barnard

in Empire of Ruin: Black Classicism and American Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190663599
eISBN:
9780190663629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663599.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter considers the ways Charles Chesnutt and other writers at the turn of the twentieth century critically responded to the project of postbellum national reconciliation, which involved not ... More


Embodiments and Disembodiments of the Nation, the People, and the State: Disputing Bolívar’s Body, and the Uses of Bolivarianism in Contemporary Venezuelan Politics

Luis Duno-Gottberg

in Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Human remains constitute the ultimate and most contentious “site of memory.” The bone fragments of Columbus or Cuauthémoc, the leg of Santa Ana, the embalmed body of Evita, the mutilated bodies of ... More


Sweet Memory: Archaeological Evidence of Jesus in Jerusalem

Jodi Magness

in Memory in Ancient Rome and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198744764
eISBN:
9780191805929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744764.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter, written from an archaeological perspective, considers details about Jesus in Jerusalem which are provided by the author of the Fourth Gospel but are not in the Synoptic accounts. ... More


Introduction: The Place de la Bastille

in The Place de la Bastille: The story of a quartier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316654
eISBN:
9781846316784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316784.002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book investigates the history and cultural geography of the Place de la Bastille, one of the most important lieux de mémoire (‘sites of memory’) in Paris, France, which was named after the ... More


Introduction

Nora Goldschmidt and Barbara Graziosi

in Tombs of the Ancient Poets: Between Literary Reception and Material Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826477
eISBN:
9780191865442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826477.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction sheds light on the reception of classical poetry by focusing on the materiality of the poets’ bodies and their tombs. It outlines four sets of issues, or commonplaces, that govern ... More


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