Memory, Empire, And Postcolonialism

Memory, Empire, And Postcolonialism

by Alec G. Hargreaves
     
 

Long repressed following the collapse of empire, memories of the French colonial experience have recently gained unprecedented visibility. This interdisciplinary volume explores the multiple forms of this upsurge and the forces driving it in popular culture, scholarly research, and public commemorations.See more details below

Overview

Long repressed following the collapse of empire, memories of the French colonial experience have recently gained unprecedented visibility. This interdisciplinary volume explores the multiple forms of this upsurge and the forces driving it in popular culture, scholarly research, and public commemorations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739108215
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Series:
After the Empire: the Francophone World and Postcolonial France Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
0.59(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 North America and the Caribbean Chapter 3 Slavery and Commemoration: Remembering the French Abolitionary Decree 150 Years Later Chapter 4 A Singular Revolution Chapter 5 The Past is passé: Time and Memory in Maryse Condé's La Belle Créole Chapter 6 France and the French in Collective Memory of the Acadians Part 7 Africa and Asia Chapter 8 Film and Colonial Memory: La Croisière Noire 1924-2004 Chapter 9 Trespass of Memory: The French-Indochina War as World War II Chapter 10 Memory and Continuity: The Resistance, the Algerian War, and the Jeanson Network Chapter 11 Intimate Acts and Unspeakable Relations: Remembering Torture and the War for Algerian Independence Chapter 12 Revisiting Ghosts: Louisette Ighilahriz and the Remembering of Torture Chapter 13 The Poetics of Memory in Assia Djebar'sLa Femme sans sépulture: A Study in Paradoxes Chapter 14 A Literature without a Name: René-Nicolas Ehni's Algérie roman Part 15 Postcolonial Migration Chapter 16 Decolonizing the Past: Re-visions of History and Memory and the Evolution of a (Post)Colonial Heritage Chapter 17 The Algerian War Revisited Chapter 18 France and Algeria: Performing the "Impossible Memory" of a Shared Past

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