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Multidirectional memory

remembering the Holocaust in the age of decolonization

by Michael Rothberg

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature,
  • Decolonization -- Historiography,
  • Decolonization in literature,
  • Collective memory,
  • Collective memory in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Rothberg.
    SeriesCultural memory in the present
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD804.348 .R67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22552230M
    ISBN 109780804762175, 9780804762182
    LC Control Number2008041759


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Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of decolonization.

Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of by:   Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time.

Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in. Multidirectional Memory Published: Aug Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of decolonization.

Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in 4/5(41).

Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of decolonization.

On the one Multidirectional memory book, it demonstrates how the Holocaust has enabled the articulation of other histories of.

I have developed this theory at greatest length in my book Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization (), which focuses on exemplary sites of tension involving remembrance of the Nazi genocide of European Jews in relation to.

Overall goal of exploring multidirecditonal memory in this book: “an ethical vision based on commitment to uncovering historical relatedness and working through the partial overlaps and conflicting claims that constitute the archives of memory and the terrain of politics” (29).

Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of decolonization/5(3).

Rothberg's latest book is The Implicated Subject: Beyond Victims and Perpetrators, published by Stanford University Press in August in their “Cultural Memory in the Present” series.

This clip is part of a series of Nitbits: short videoclips intended for use in the classroom on key concepts in memory studies by members of NITMES – Network in Transnational Memory Studies. Rothberg’s most influential book is “Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization” (Stanford University Press, ), in which he argues that cultural memory is multidirectional in the sense that we often remember a particular past.

Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of : Stanford University Press.

Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of decolonization.

On the one hand, it demonstrates how the Holocaust has enabled the articulation of other histories of. Store and organize your most cherished photos with a variety of photo albums at JOANN.

Shop picture albums, scrapbook albums, photo storage options & photo books. "Multidirectional Memory" brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of decolonization.

About the Book Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of decolonization.

The book’s epilogue, “Multidirectional Memory in an Age of Occupation,” suggests the direction perhaps of Rothberg’s next project. It is an all-too-brief foray into the fraught territory of Israel/Palestine and how multidirectional memory might be of some use in resisting the competitive and deeply unproductive assumptions that mark these legacies.

Rothberg's third argument emerges in the later chapters of the book: namely, that multidirectional memory operates across generations, with children linking their parents' experiences multidirectionally to other historical : Harold Marcuse.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xvii, pages): illustrations. Contents: Introduction: theorizing multidirectional memory in a transnational age --Boomerang effects: bare life, trauma, and the colonial turn in Holocaust studies --At the limits of Eurocentrism: Hannah Arendt's The origins of totalitarianism --"Un choc en retour.

Recollecting Violence: Michael Rothberg's Multidirectional Memory Lissa Skitolsky, Susquehanna University In defending uniqueness, I am not simultaneously endorsing the injudicious claim that the Holocaust is more evil than alternative occurrences of extensive and systematic persecution, organized violence, and mass by: 1.

“Multidirectional Memory”: An Attempt to Deflect Argument, About the Pre-Eminence of the Holocaust Over All Other Genocides, By “Universalizing” It This book appears to be an attempt to mend fences, between the Jewish and African-Americans, in the wake of the criticisms, by some African-American leaders, of the preeminence of the Jews.

Michael Rothberg is the author of Multidirectional Memory ( avg rating, 45 ratings, 6 reviews, published ), Traumatic Realism ( avg rating, 1 /5. He also published Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization that same year.

The book, published by the Stanford University Press, discussed how the memory of the Holocaust was reiterated in the articulation of other histories of victimization in the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, and the United : New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

“Multidirectional Memory brings together Holocaust studies and postcolonial studies for the first time. Employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, the book makes a twofold argument about Holocaust memory in a global age by situating it in the unexpected context of decolonization.

Michael Rothberg’s concept of multidirectional memory implies the juxtaposition of two or more disturbing memories that work dialogically to bring together different histories of suffering, and is based on an “ethics of comparison that can distinguish politically productive forms of memory from those that lead to competition, appropriation Cited by: 1.

PDF | On Jun 1,Harold Marcuse and others published Michael Rothberg. Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization.

(Cultural Memory Author: Harold Marcuse. Michael Rothberg is the Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles. His latest book is Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization ().

He is also the author of Traumatic Realism: The Demands of Holocaust Representation (), and has co. Multidirectional Memory serves as the psycho-cultural counterpart to Donald Bloxham’s recent book, The Final Solution: A Genocide (), insofar as Rothberg explains how comparative genocide is even possible; that is, he provides a model of memory that allows us to understand how we can imagine different sites of violence together without.

When I began writing my book Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization, I had a strong sense that discussions of memory of the Holocaust—in the US, but also in Europe and elsewhere—were caught in what I called “competitive memory” and the logic of the “zero-sum game.” That is, on the one side.

Download Citation | On Sep 1,Michael Rothberg and others published From Gaza to Warsaw: Mapping Multidirectional Memory | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. "Implicated Subjects, Reparations, and the Afterlives of Slavery." Stanford UP Blog, J “The Dynamics of Multidirectional Memory: A Response to Anne Roche and Philippe Mesnard.” Mémoires en jeu 8 (Winter /19): “One of World’s Wealthiest Educational Institutions May Close Its Renowned Press,” The Nation, May 6, “Save Stanford’s World-Class Press.”.

Book is Forthcoming: June Chapter from Healing and Peacebuilding after War: Transforming Trauma in Bosnia and Herzegovina, edited by Julianne Funk and Nancy Good. About the book: This book brings together multiple perspectives to examine the strengths and limitations of efforts to promote healing and peacebuilding after war, focusing on the aftermath of the traumatic armed conflict in Author: Edwards, C Stephanie.

M ichael Rothberg is the author of Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization and Traumatic Realism: The Demands of Holocaust next book is The Implicated Subject: Beyond Victims and Perpetrators. On J Rothberg becomes the Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA.

Multidirectional Memory serves as the psycho-cultural counterpart to Donald Bloxham's recent book, The Final Solution: A Genocide (), insofar as Rothberg explains how comparative genocide is even possible; that is, he provides a model of memory that allows us to understand how we can imagine different sites of violence together without.

Multidirectional memory "cuts across genres, national contexts, periods, and cultural traditions" and, although it focuses on collective and historical memories, it is never separated from individual stories (). Again, this comparative perspective supports the idea that all forms of genocide are the final manifestation of a process of.