The Fragmenting Force of Memory

The Fragmenting Force of Memory This Study Is About Experimental Forms Of Cultural Production That Situate And Work Through Personal Experiences Of The Civil War In Lebanon It Addresses Selected Works Of Literature, Autobiography And Memoir By Jean Said Makdisi, Rashid Al Daif, Elias Khoury And Mai Ghoussoub, And The Civil War Trilogy Of Documentary Films By Mohamed Soueid From A Phenomenological Hermeneutic Perspective, The Book Is Concerned With How They Give Accounts Of Themselves As Remnants, Leftovers And Undigested Remains Of The Civil War, And Of Related Trajectories Of Ideological Attachment To Symbolic Mandates Constrained To Reposition Their Sense Of Self From An Agent Of History To A Casualty Of History, Their Acutely Personal Works Of Cultural Production Initiate An Unraveling Of Both Self And Circumstance Through The Fragmenting Force Of Memory Drawing On A Broad Range Of Phenomenological Critical Theory Within The Research Fields Of Postcolonial, Memory, Psychoanalytic, Gender And Literary Studies Attuned To Subjectivity As A Field Of Social Production And Exchange, Emphasis Is Given To How The Writers And Filmmaker Employ A Non Presentist, Anachronic Or Paratactic Register Of Memory To Excavate Both A Historical Understanding Of Self And Related Modalities Of Social Viability This Concerns How The Symptomatic Style Of Their Work Embodies, And Creatively And Critically Situates, A Refusal To Package And Normailze Any Idealized Account Of The War, Related Assemblages Of Temporal Succession, Or A Presentation Of Self As Discrete And Omniscient.

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  • Hardcover
  • 215 pages
  • The Fragmenting Force of Memory
  • Saadi Nikro
  • English
  • 23 August 2017
  • 9781443839082