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I Can’t Be Me without My People: Triangulating Historical Trauma in the Work of Julia Alvarez

David J. Vázquez

in Triangulations: Narrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673261
eISBN:
9781452947310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673261.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents a reading of Julia Alvarez’s first four novels—How the García Girls Lost Their Accents (1991), In the Time of the Butterflies (1994), ¡Yo! (1977b), and In the Name of Salomé ... More


The Wreckage of History: Memory and Forgetting in Shakespeare’s First History Tetralogy

Steven Mullaney

in The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226547633
eISBN:
9780226117096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226117096.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on Shakespeare’s early history tetralogy (1, 2, 3 Henry VI and Richard III) to examine the complex relation between collective memory and forgetting in the formation of a ... More


The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Steven Mullaney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226547633
eISBN:
9780226117096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226117096.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The crises of faith that traumatized Reformation Europe precipitated crises of individual and collective identity. Structures of feeling and structures of belief underwent a lasting transformation; ... More


Sanctioned Social Violence: A Psychoanalytic View

Otto F. Kernberg

in Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter takes a look at social violence, which is defined to intentionally destructive behavior that is aimed at defenseless civilians. The discussion tries to provide an understanding of social ... More


Conceptualizing Forgiveness in the Face of Historical Trauma

Carmen Goman and Douglas Kelley

in Critical Trauma Studies: "Understanding Violence, Conflict and Memory in Everyday Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479896561
eISBN:
9781479828425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896561.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

A common response to transgression is confusion regarding the hows and whys of forgiveness. Holocaust survivor, Simon Wiesenthal, in his classic book The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of ... More


Anna-Antigone: Experiments in Group Upbringing

Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg

in Impious Fidelity: Anna Freud, Psychoanalysis, Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450341
eISBN:
9780801463334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450341.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores Anna Freud's theory of sociality in the aftermath of World War II. More specifically, it considers Freud's experiments in group upbringing in the face of traumatic loss, on the ... More


Visual Pedagogies of Impossible Community in Incognegro and March

Michael A. Chaney

in Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810250
eISBN:
9781496810298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810250.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines how history operates in autographic texts as a domain of lost experience and community through an analysis of Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece's Incognegro: A Graphic Novel (2008) ... More


In Lieu of a Last Word: Maurice Blanchot and the Future of Memory (Today)

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/9780823254200.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 develops the insights generated in Chapter 4 about the inextricability of the necessary and the contingent, and seeks to give it a concrete specificity in the writings of Maurice Blanchot. ... More


Vincent Van Gogh, Virginia Woolf, and Old Shoes: A Cross-Cultural Iconography of Historical Trauma from the Great War to the Iraq War

Marlene A. Briggs

in Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082624
eISBN:
9781781384961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082624.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines collective and individual responses to war, presenting a cross-cultural iconography of historical trauma from the Great War to the Iraq War. More specifically, it considers ... More


In the Face of the Tragic

Henry Rousso

in The Latest Catastrophe: History, the Present, the Contemporary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226165066
eISBN:
9780226165370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165370.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The structural relation of catastrophes to history of the present time is a regenerative measure where history helps to restore temporal continuity after historical traumas sever the present from the ... More


Confronting the Legacy of My Grandparents

Roger Frie

in Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199372553
eISBN:
9780190674786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372553.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers the challenge of being identified with Germany’s dark history and explores the struggle to acknowledge the meanings of the author’s family history. Using autobiographical ... More


Burying the Dead, Creating the Past

Eelco Runia

in Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168205
eISBN:
9780231537575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168205.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter discusses ten theses about the desire to commemorate—the desire that may reveal how we relate to past, present, and future. According to the first thesis, there really exists a ... More


Reclaiming Nostalgia

Michalinos Zembylas

in Emotion and Traumatic Conflict: Reclaiming Healing in Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199982769
eISBN:
9780190267186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982769.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter attempts to complicate the reading of nostalgia in the cultural politics of education, arguing that the blind rhetoric of nostalgia for an idealized past can and should be critiqued in ... More


Shooting the Enemy: Photographic Attachment in The Children of Huang Shi and Scarlet Rose

Michael Berry

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In “Shooting the Enemy: Photographic Attachment in Nanjing Massacre Cinema and the Curious Case of Scarlet Rose” Michael Berry highlights the role of photography as a tool within Nanjing Massacre ... More


Instrumentality of Terror

Khatharya Um

in From the Land of Shadows: "War, Revolution, and the Making of the Cambodian Diaspora"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479804733
eISBN:
9781479801978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804733.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the legacies of historical trauma as they register in the Cambodian families and communities, and the individual and collective struggle of survivors to restitch meaning, order, ... More


‘Undivided India’: Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001) and Veer-Zaara (2004)

M.K. Raghavendra

in The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450565
eISBN:
9780199083091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450565.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Partition of India has been seen differently by India and Pakistan, and it is only India which identifies it with its ‘senseless brutality’ because, to Pakistan, it signifies the birth of the ... More


Becoming Indian in Colonial California

Lisbeth Haas

in Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276468
eISBN:
9780520956742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276468.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Indian did not convey a single status in Mexico but varied, depending on place and circumstance. This chapter investigates what it meant to become Indian in colonial California and argues that, ... More


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