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Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Akiko Takenaka

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846787
eISBN:
9780824871628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846787.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Yasukuni Shrine, a former national war memorial in which spirits of all Japanese military dead are commemorated, currently serves as the lightening rod for debates surrounding Japan’s legacies of the ... More


Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Patrick Saveau and Veronique Machelidon (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume takes the pulse of French post-coloniality by studying representations of trans-Mediterranean immigration to France in recent literature, television and film. The writers and filmmakers ... More


Reading behind the lines: Postmemory in contemporary British war fiction

Natasha Alden

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088933
eISBN:
9781781706367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088933.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This study applies the concept of postmemory, developed in Holocaust studies, to novels by contemporary British writers. The first monograph-length study of postmemory in British fiction, it focuses ... More


17 October 1961

Michel Laronde

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This entry focuses on the resistance against the erasure of institutional violence from collective memory during the Algerian War in France with the example of the 17 October 1961 massacre of North ... More


Rivesaltes

Susan Ireland

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0021
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Camp Joffre, otherwise known as the Camp de Rivesaltes, played a role in many of the major conflicts of the twentieth century, including the Spanish Civil War, World War II, and the Algerian war ... More


Encrypting the Past: The German-Jewish Holocaust novel of the first generation

Kirstin Gwyer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198709930
eISBN:
9780191780202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709930.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

Encrypting the Past puts forward the interpretative category of the first-generation German-Jewish Holocaust novel and examines its representational strategies. With reference to works by H. G. ... More


Introduction

Natasha Alden

in Reading behind the lines: Postmemory in contemporary British war fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088933
eISBN:
9781781706367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088933.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Introduced the idea of extending postmemory to a British context, and explores the usefulness of the concept in relation to the ‘baby boomers’ born after World War Two. Explores Swift's obsession ... More


Vietnam by Removes: Storytelling and Postmemory in Minh Tran Huy

Catherine H. Nguyen

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/9781786941138.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Minh Tran Huy participates in the production of a second-generation Vietnamese French literature that departs from the first-generation’s autobiographical immigrant narrative. In two novels, La ... More


Moving Beyond the Legacies of War in Second-Generation Harki Narratives

Susan Ireland

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/9781786941138.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Despite the proliferation of memory works related to the Algerian war of independence, remembrance of the conflict has resulted, for the most part, in the coexistence of parallel, often conflicting ... More


The Marketplaces of Postmemory in the Shtetlekh Eishyshok, Delatyn, Opatów, Zdunska Wola, Urzejowice and Pińczów

Maurizio Cinquegrani

in Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474403573
eISBN:
9781474453592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403573.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on further case studies looking at the shtetlekh as sites of postmemory experienced by the second generation and on the impact of the Holocaust on these places. In particular, ... More


Virtual Testimony and the Digital Future of Traumatic Past

Amit Pinchevski

in Transmitted Wounds: Media and the Mediation of Trauma

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190625580
eISBN:
9780197559703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625580.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At the base of all Holocaust testimony projects lies a common commitment: to record and preserve the stories of those who survived the catastrophe as told in their own ... More


Memory sites, postmemory, co-memory

Ronit Aaron

in Co-Memory and Melancholia: Israelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081705
eISBN:
9781781702550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081705.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter links the theoretical foundations and politics of social memory in relation to the building blocks of the current ‘memory turn’ in the social sciences to social memory in the Israeli ... More


Narrativizing foreclosed history in ‘postmemorial’ fiction of the Algerian War in France: October 17, 1961, a case in point

Michel Laronde

in Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the resistance against the erasure of institutional violence from collective history during the Algerian War in France with the example of the 17 October 1961 massacre of North ... More


Unearthing the father’s secret: postmemory and identity in harki and pied noir narratives

Véronique Machelidon

in Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Focusing on memories of the Algerian War of Independence, this article follows historian Benjamin Stora’s call to find common memorial spaces and bridge the gap between different memory groups ... More


‘Memory-Traces’ in the Work of Felwine Sarr and Bruce Clarke: What Stories of Change Can Commemorate the Genocide against the Tutsi?

Eloïse Brezault

in Rwanda Since 1994: Stories of Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941992
eISBN:
9781789623611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941992.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter investigates two different and recent artistic projects that commemorated the Tutsi Genocide of 1994 in Rwanda from an external perspective, twenty years after: the play by Senegalese ... More


Family Memories, Family Secrets

Daniela Berghahn

in Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Whereas memories are the family’s public face, secrets are its dark underbelly, the shameful events that have been ruthlessly edited out. The first part of this chapter uses Pierre Nora, Marianne ... More


Second- and Third-Generation Postmemories of Palestine and Narratives on Nakba Memory

Anaheed Al-Hardan

in Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176361
eISBN:
9780231541220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176361.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter comparatively examines second- and third-generation Palestinian refugees’ postmemories of Palestine, and their narratives on Nakba memory.


Regenerating the past:: fact and fiction in the Regeneration trilogy

Natasha Alden

in Reading behind the lines: Postmemory in contemporary British war fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088933
eISBN:
9781781706367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088933.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Explores Pat Barker’s extensive research into the years 1917-1918, and the lives of Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen and W H R Rivers, in the ‘Regeneration trilogy’. This chapter looks at Barker’s ... More


Lesbian postmemory:: haunted ‘history’ in The Night Watch

Natasha Alden

in Reading behind the lines: Postmemory in contemporary British war fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088933
eISBN:
9781781706367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088933.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Explores the extension of postmemory from a generational model to one which might work across communities rather than families. Analysis of the relation of Sarah Waters’ novel ‘The Night Watch’ ... More


Conclusion

Natasha Alden

in Reading behind the lines: Postmemory in contemporary British war fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088933
eISBN:
9781781706367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088933.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Offers a summation of the preceeding analysis, arguing for the extension of postmemory out of Hirsch’s original definition, and for its usefulness in explaining the ‘return to the real’ in recent ... More


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