The Resource Rites of return: : diaspora poetics and the politics of memory, (ebook)

Rites of return: : diaspora poetics and the politics of memory, (ebook)

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Rites of return: : diaspora poetics and the politics of memory
Title
Rites of return:
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diaspora poetics and the politics of memory
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eng
Summary
The first decade of the twenty-first century has witnessed a passionate engagement with the losses of the past. Rites of Return examines the widespread effects of a legacy of historical injustice and documented suffering on the politics of the present. This collection of original essays devoted to feminist diasporic studies maps bold and broad-based responses to past injury across Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America, Australia, the Middle East, and the United States. It examines new technologies of genetic and genealogical research, memoirs about lost family histories, the popularity of roots-seeking journeys, organized trauma tourism to sites of atrocity and new Museums of Conscience, and profound connections between social rites and political and legal rights of return. Rites of Return brings together twenty-four writers, historians, literary and cultural critics, anthropologists and sociologists, visual artists, legal scholars, and curators to explore our contemporary ethical endeavor to redress still damaging injustices and retrieve lost histories. Their essays reopen the conversation about the importance of a cultural memory that honors the lessons of the past without, in turn, being paralyzed by nostalgia for lost places. Rites of Return provides a necessary new perspective on the intimate and public experiences of dispossession and displacement shaping our twenty-first century condition
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Midwest
Dewey number
306
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1941-
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  • Hirsch, Marianne
  • Miller, Nancy K.
  • hoopla digital
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Gender and culture
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  • Return in literature
  • Feminist literary criticism
  • Collective memory and literature
  • Discourse analysis, Narrative
  • Poetics
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adult
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Rites of return: : diaspora poetics and the politics of memory, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780231521796
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11862206
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remote
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11862206
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MWT11862206
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rites of return: : diaspora poetics and the politics of memory, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231521796
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11862206
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11862206
System control number
MWT11862206
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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