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Memory as Colonial Capital - Cross-Cultural Encounters in French and English (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017) Loot Price: R1,891
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Memory as Colonial Capital - Cross-Cultural Encounters in French and English (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st...

Memory as Colonial Capital - Cross-Cultural Encounters in French and English (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017)

Erica L. Johnson, Eloise Brezault; Foreword by Marianne Hirsch

Series: Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies

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This volume examines the ways that writers from the Caribbean, Africa, and the U.S. theorize and employ postcolonial memory in ways that expose or challenge colonial narratives of the past, and shows how memory assumes particular forms and values in post/colonial contexts in twenty and twenty-first-century works. The problem of contested memory and colonial history continues to be an urgent and timely issue, as colonial history has served to crush, erase and manipulate collective and individual memories. Indeed, the most powerful mechanism of colonial discourse is that which alters and silences local histories and even individuals' memories in service to colonial authority. Johnson and Brezault work to contextualize the politics of writing memory in the shadow of colonial history, creating a collection that pioneers a postcolonial turn in cultural memory studies suitable for scholars interested in cultural memory, postcolonial, Francophone and ethnic studies. Includes a foreword by Marianne Hirsch.

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Imprint: Springer International Publishing AG
Country of origin: Switzerland
Series: Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies
Release date: August 2018
First published: 2017
Editors: Erica L. Johnson • Eloise Brezault
Foreword by: Marianne Hirsch
Dimensions: 210 x 148mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 202
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
ISBN-13: 978-3-319-84433-6
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary studies > From 1900
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Cultural studies > General
Books > Humanities > History > Theory & methods > Historiography
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political ideologies > Imperialism
Books > History > Theory & methods > Historiography
LSN: 3-319-84433-4
Barcode: 9783319844336

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