Cultural memory and literature : re-imagining Australia's past /

Cultural memory involves a community's shared memories, the selection of which is based on current political and social needs. A past that is significant to a national group is re-imagined by generating new meanings that replace earlier certainties and fixed symbols or myths. This creates liter...

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Main Author: Molloy, Diane, (Author)
Format: EBOOK
Language:English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill Rodopi, [2016]
Series:Cross/cultures ; 184.
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520 8 |a Cultural memory involves a community's shared memories, the selection of which is based on current political and social needs. A past that is significant to a national group is re-imagined by generating new meanings that replace earlier certainties and fixed symbols or myths. This creates literary syncretisms with moments of undecidability. The analysis in this book draws on Renate Lachmann's theory of intertextuality to show how novels that blur boundaries without standing in for history are prone to intervene in cultural memory. 
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505 0 |a Cultural Memory and Literature: Re-Imagining Australia's Past; Copyright; Table of Contents; Introduction; Memory and Literature; Literary Forms and Cultural Memory; Australian Politics and Literature; Memory, Testimony, and Trauma; Stolen-Generations Literature: -My Place and Rabbit-Proof Fence; Historical Fiction: -The Secret River, The Lieutenant, and Sarah Thornhill; Naming and Memory Places: -Remembering Babylon; Intertextuality: -The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow and The Tall Man; Menippean Satire and Polyphony: -Benang: from the heart and That Deadman Dance. 
505 8 |a Carnivalesque: -CarpentariaConclusion; Works Cited; Index. 
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