Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the by Michael Rothberg PDF

By Michael Rothberg

ISBN-10: 0804762171

ISBN-13: 9780804762175

ISBN-10: 080476218X

ISBN-13: 9780804762182

Multidirectional Memory brings jointly Holocaust stories and postcolonial experiences for the 1st time. utilising a comparative and interdisciplinary method, the e-book makes a twofold argument approximately Holocaust reminiscence in an international age by means of situating it within the unforeseen context of decolonization. at the one hand, it demonstrates how the Holocaust has enabled the articulation of alternative histories of victimization whilst that it's been declared "unique" between human-perpetrated horrors. at the different, it uncovers the extra marvelous and infrequently stated indisputable fact that public reminiscence of the Holocaust emerged partially because of postwar occasions that appear in the beginning to have little to do with it. particularly, Multidirectional Memory highlights how ongoing techniques of decolonization and hobbies for civil rights within the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, the USA, and in different places abruptly galvanized reminiscence of the Holocaust.
Rothberg engages with either recognized and non-canonical intellectuals, writers, and filmmakers, together with Hannah Arendt, targeté Césaire, Charlotte Delbo, W.E.B. Du Bois, Marguerite Duras, Michael Haneke, Jean Rouch, and William Gardner Smith.

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Multidirectional reminiscence brings jointly Holocaust experiences and postcolonial reports for the 1st time. making use of a comparative and interdisciplinary strategy, the ebook makes a twofold argument approximately Holocaust reminiscence in a world age by way of situating it within the unforeseen context of decolonization. at the one hand, it demonstrates how the Holocaust has enabled the articulation of alternative histories of victimization even as that it's been declared "unique" between human-perpetrated horrors.

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