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Witness and memory : the discourse of trauma

Witness and memory : the discourse of trauma

Author: Ana Douglass; Thomas A Vogler
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This collection deals with the anthropology of violence & witness studies, covering topics ranging from Rigoberat Menchu to O.J. Simpson, & from feminist poetry to Hiroshima Mon Amour. Approaches range from the anthropological & historical to the literary & philosophical.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ana Douglass; Thomas A Vogler
ISBN: 0415944546 9780415944540 0415944554 9780415944557
OCLC Number: 51059281
Description: viii, 375 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Menchu ́effect: strategic lies and approximate truths in texts of witness / Ana Douglas --
Excessive witnessing: the ethical as temptation / Joseba Zulaika --
Witness in the wilderness: the tropical tryst of Claude Lévi-Strauss and Theodore Roosevelt / William A. Douglass --
An all white jury: judging citizenship in the Simpson criminal trial / Cindy Patton --
Poetry, witness, feminism / Harriet Davidson --
Poetic witness: writing the real / Thomas A. Vogler --
The burning babe: children, film narrative, and the figures of historical witness / Tyrus Miller --
The limits of vision: Hiroshima mon amour and the subversion of representation / Kyo Maclear --
Ex/propriating survivor experience, or Auschwitz "after" Lyotard / Karyn Ball --
Between history and memory: the voice of the eywitness / James E. Young.
Other Titles: Witness & memory
Responsibility: edited by Ana Douglass and Thomas A. Vogler.
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This is a landmark collection within the anthropology of violence and witness studies, a discipline inaugurated within the last two decades. It tackles topics from Rigoberat Menchu to O.J. Simpson.  Read more...


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