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Title Acts of memory : cultural recall in the present / edited by Mieke Bal, Jonathan Crewe, and Leo Spitzer
Published Hanover, NH : Dartmouth College : University Press of New England, [1999]


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 W'PONDS  306.09 Bal/Aom  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction / Mieke Bal -- I. Helpful Memories. Projected Memory: Holocaust Photographs in Personal and Public Fantasy / Marianne Hirsch. Symptoms of Discursivity: Experience, Memory, and Trauma / Ernst van Alphen. Trauma Narratives and the Remaking of the Self / Susan J. Brison. Narrative Witnessing as Memory Work: Reading Gertrud Kolmar's A Jewish Mother / Irene Kacandes -- II. Dispersed Memories. Recalling Adamastor: Literature as Cultural Memory in "White" South Africa / Jonathan Crewe. Back Through the Future: Nostalgic Memory and Critical Memory in a Refuge from Nazism / Leo Spitzer. "Subverted Memories": Countermourning as Political Action in Chile / Lessie Jo Frazier. Nostalgia for the Nation: Intellectuals and National Identity in Unified Germany / Gerd Gemunden. The Myth of the "Dernier poeme": Robert Desnos and French Cultural Memory / Katharine Conley. Trees, Forests, and the Shaping of Palestinian and Israeli Collective Memory / Carol B. Bardenstein
III. Memories for the Present. Memories in the Museum: Preposterous Histories for Today / Mieke Bal. Monumental Seduction / Andreas Huyssen. Countermemory on the Right: The Case of Focus on the Family / Ann Burlein. Making Memory: Designs of the Present on the Past / Mary Kelley. Narratives of Recovery: Repressed Memory as Cultural Memory / Marita Sturken
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Culture.
Author Bal, Mieke, 1946-
Crewe, Jonathan V.
Spitzer, Leo, 1939-
LC no. 98047540
ISBN 0874518865 (cloth : alk. paper)
087451889X (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Acts of memory