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Memory against forgetting

Rusty Bernstein

Memory against forgetting

memoirs from a life in South African politics

by Rusty Bernstein

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Published by Viking in London, England, New York, N.Y., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Bernstein, Rusty.,
    • African National Congress -- Biography.,
    • Political activists -- South Africa -- Biography.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1909-1948.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1948-1961.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRusty Bernstein.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1949.B47 A3 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 377 p. :
      Number of Pages377
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL115577M
      LC Control Number99456884

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      Against Forgetting is organized according to historical tragedy, starting with the Armenian Genocide and proceeding through the twentieth century to the pro-democratic demonstrations in China. Each section is preceded by a short statement that gives historical background for the events in order to place the poems in a proper context.   In a class by itself, edited and and introduced with precise passion and Olympian breadth, Against Forgetting encapsulates both the horrors of our century and the power of musical language to make a place to live, breathe, hope, love. Calvin Bedient. From every continent comes the news that our age is an age of murder and repression on a scale unimagined : Carolyn Forché.

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Kundera was showing us not only how one major event sweeps away another, but just how hard it is to remember at all, how disorienting to our own point of view and sense of time it is to try to. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, Milan Kundera, Czechoslovakian, born Kundera's book tells seven short stories united by themes of power and forgetting.

The first story, based on a true event, opens with two Czechoslovakian communist leaders — Klement Gottwald and Vladimir Clementis - standing together on a snowy Prague balcony in February   “The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” — Milan Kundera I read social anthropologist’s Paul Connerton’s book How Societies Remember.

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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback $ Author: Rusty Bernstein. Forgetting, that is, deliberate attempts to undermine memory and persuade people to forget or to misremember their own story, is a well-worn tactic of oppression.

Memory Against Forgetting: Memoir Of A Time In South African Politics - View larger image. By: Rusty Bernstein. Synopsis Book Details Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN Related ISBNs: Publisher: Wits University Press Date of Addition: Author: Rusty Bernstein.

“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” but I think it would be enriched by Augustine’s explorations of memory, which he takes up in book 10 of.

Memory Against Forgetting: Memoir of a Time in South African Politics - Paperback – October 6, by Rusty Bernstein (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please Cited by: Memory against Forgetting Archive of Memory: “The first step in liquidating a people, is to erase its memory.

Destroy its books, its culture, its history. Then have somebody write new. T he irony of books about forgetting is that they are often about remembering.

The absence of memory, or the fallibility of memory, is the seed from which a Author: Alastair Bruce. of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting” (4). Mirek keeps a diary, and collects correspondence and minutes of meetings in an effort to preserve and control his memories in the hopes of resisting power.

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Bearing witness to extremity--whether of war, torture, exile, or repression--this volume encompasses more than poets from five continents, a chorus of voices from dark times, giving testimony to the poetic imagination 5/5(2).

Destroy its books, its culture, its history. Then have somebody write new books, manufacture a new culture, invent a new history. Before long the nation will begin to forget what it is and what it was.

The world around it will forget even faster.” ― Milan Kundera, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting.

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Carolyn Forché, poet, translator, and activist, is professor of English at Georgetown has published two award-winning volumes of poetry, Gathering the Tribes and The Country Between Ms. Fourché received a Lannan Literary Award, granted to poets and writers of literary excellence "whose work promotes a truer understanding of contemporary life."Reviews: Memory Against Forgetting: Memoir of a Time in South African Politics - In this Book.

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