The objectives outlined in the volume's introduction resonate in the concluding chapter on Afro-Ecuadoran writing and collective memory
. The compelling questions planted by the chapter's authors are relevant in each of the preceding chapters; specifically, "What is the interplay of State with these issues of memory, ancestral tradition, and writing?" (259).
About the history of the collective memory
concept, Farhat shahzad writes : "My first introduction to the concept of collective memory
came from Emile Durkheim who discusses briefly the social structure of collective memory
without using the term itself.
Noviembre is an important novel that, like the recent memory turn in Latin American literature, revives collective memory
and offers the possibility of coming to terms with the traumatic events of El Salvador's relatively recent past.
continues the sense of sameness of social groups over long periods of time.
These monuments' condition attests not to their neglect, nor to a wasting-away into obsolescence but to an active process of reshaping collective memory
To use Macdonald's terms, places of heritage become 'the products of collective memory
work' (2013: 1).
The ongoing (re)interpretation of communist regime practices and their legacy, political change, institutional discontinuation, latent ideological effects, collective memory
and identity in restored societal order, coterminous institutionalisation of memory and intentional forgetting are as much part of the answer as they are of the question.
Combining the structure of a detective novel with a vibrant, sophisticated prose style, Oblivion is one man's journey to confront the chilling truth buried deep in Russia's collective memory
"I would like you to know that your recognition of Macedonia under its constitutional name and your personal support at the NATO summit in Bucharest in 2008 will stay forever in Macedonia's collective memory
," said PM Gruevski.
The sacrifice of your sons, daughters and wards is etched in the collective memory
of nations consciousness, never to be erased.
"This is a symbolic act and a message to those who attack our collective memory
, this seat of learning, science and history," also said the Minister of Culture at a press conference at Bardo Museum, in the presence of government members.