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Memory Across Borders: Nabokov, Perec, Chamoiseau

Memory Across Borders: Nabokov, Perec, Chamoiseau (Hardback)

By Cooper, Sara-Louise

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Historical memory emerges through dialogue between one generation and the next. But what happens to this dialogue if the children speak a different language to their parents? Literary autobiography offers a space to explore the potential forms of memory in the aftermath of inter-...generational linguistic change triggered by violent histories, such as the Holocaust, the Second World War, or imperialism. Through an exploration of the autobiographies of the Russian-American writer, Vladimir Nabokov, the French novelist and poet, Georges Perec, and Caribbean author, Patrick Chamoiseau, Cooper offers a reflection on the role of migration and linguistic change in shaping twentieth and twenty-first century approaches to memory.
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ISBN 9781910887080
Released NZ 1 Jan 2021
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781910887080
Stock Available
Status Pre-order title, release date has been delayed
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Legenda
Released 1 Jan 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Cooper, Sara-Louise
Category Literary Studies: General
Number of Pages 171
Dimensions Width: 170mm
Height: 244mm
Spine: 11mm
Dewey Code 809.9335
Weight 481g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Collective memory and literature, History - Psychological aspects, Autobiographical memory, Intercultural communication, Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich - Criticism and interpretation
NBS Text Literary Criticism
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly