By A. Assmann, L. Shortt
Whereas political platforms may perhaps switch relatively quick, the social and cultural approaches of version and transformation take significantly longer. This quantity explores reminiscence as either a medium of and an obstacle to alter, providing an inroad into the issues, mechanisms and styles serious about the complicated procedures that accompany the transition from authoritarian to democratic constructions. Written by means of authors from diversified cultural and disciplinary backgrounds, the essays chart the terrain and provide well-documented case stories to increase wisdom at the dating among social and political reminiscence and the transition method.
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59). He takes the shards and fragments of Louise’s story to spin his own and, after a hiatus of 50 years, writes his own story of his parents’ imagined life. ‘I unwound the tangle of their lives and, much as I had invented myself a brother, created from scratch the meeting of the two bodies from which I was born, as if I were writing a novel’ (S, p. 25). Tropes of haunting guide Philippe’s narrative: ‘The brother I had invented, who had put an end to my solitude, this ghostly big brother had actually existed’ (S, p.
4. Daniel L. ), Memory, Consciousness and the Brain (London and Philadelphia: Psychology Press), pp. 119–37, here p. 120. 5. Huyssen (2000), 36. 6. Christian Meier (2010), Das Gebot zu vergessen und die Unabweisbarkeit des Erinnerns. Vom öffentlichen Umgang mit schlimmer Vergangenheit (Munich: Siedler Verlag). 7. For more information on this, see Reinhart Koselleck (1985), Futures Past. On the Semantics of Historical Time, translated by Keith Tribe (New York, NY: Columbia University Press). 8. H.
As Halbwachs pointed out there is a close connection between history, memory and identity. Jay Winter summed up this position in the ‘Foreword’ change the collective, then stories (and identities) change. Today, we know that this also works the other way round: change the stories and the identity of the collective will change. It is true, of course, that the events of the past cannot be changed. But our perception, our narratives, our memory constructs of these events 14 Memory and Political Change can, as can the identity of a state, a society and/or a person.
Memory and Political Change (Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies) by A. Assmann, L. Shortt