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Tracks and traces of violence : representation and memorialization of violence : views from art, literature and anthropology / edited by the BIGSAS-workgroup "Tracks and Traces of Violence" ; Viviane Azarian [and 7 others].

Author:
Tracks and Traces of Violence in Africa: Representation and Memorialization of Violence in Africa in Art, Literature and Anthropology (Conference) (2011 : Bayreuth, Germany) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Berlin : Lit, [2017].
  • ©2017
Description:
353 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Series:
  • Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung ; Bd. 80. [More in this series]
  • Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung, 0938-7285 ; Band 80
Notes:
  • Proceedings of the conference Tracks and Traces of Violence in Africa: Representation and Memorialization of Violence in Africa in Art, Literature and Anthropology, held July 14-16, 2011 at the Africa Centre of the University of Bayreuth, Germany.
  • 15 English, 4 French contributions.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Preface / Viviane Azarian -- Introduction / Amber Gemmeke -- Violence, literature, memory & the nation -- Doing things with blood : textualities of violence and imaginations of the nation in selected novels of Ngugi Wa Thiong'o and Ahmadou Kourouma / Gilbert Shang Ndi -- Memory, dialogue and reconstruction of the nation / Christopher Odhiambo Joseph -- The apocalypse now! : a reading of V. S. Naipaul's travel writing on Africa / Busolo Wegesa -- Re-writing violence -- Interpreting violence in contemporary South African fiction / Johan Jacobs -- Exploring colonial violence in childhood memoir : Ngũgĩ Wa Thiong'o's Dreams in a time of war / Samuel Ndogo -- Littérature et tragédies historiques : penser les écritures de guerre à l'ère contemporaine entretien avec Pius Ngandu Nkashama / Réalisé par Karel Plaiche -- Le gouvernement de la bête : violence, application, (ré) appropriation et privatisation dans les écritures africaines postcoloniales : Sony Labou Tansi et Ahmadou Kourouma / David Koffi N 'goran -- Enfances volées dans l'espace insulaire : exemples de Madagascar et d'Haïti / Maroua El Naggare -- Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa : excerpts from "the last speech of Ngungunhane" from the novel Ualalapi -- The politics of the documentation and medialization of violence -- The banality of violence : reading the Daily Sun / Corinne Sandwith -- Writing about Rwanda / Véronique Tadjo -- Rachid el Adouani -- Notes on play, performance and the role of the artist : interview with Rachid el Adouani / by Moulay Driss el Maarouf -- Violence in contemporary art practice -- Local arts versus global terrorism : the manifestations of trauma and modes of reconciliation in Moroccan music festivals / Moulay Driss El Maarouf -- L'horreur créatrice : peinture marocaine et troubles de l'Histoire / Youssef Wahboun -- Schizophrenic : the individual in a brutalized society : negotiating memory, violence, witness and guilt in the art works of South African artist William Kentridge / Sandra Borngen -- As terras do fim do mundo -- As terras do fim do mundo : a photographic essay / Jo Ractliffe -- Institutions of violence -musealization and curatorial violence -- The objects' wounds : the musealization of Africa and the dismembering of colonial violence / Detlev Quintern -- Teasing out hope : notes on violence, archives and the future / Katharina Fink -- Violent images : iconoclasm as aesthetic tactic / Nadine Siegert -- Bio notes.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • History
ISBN:
  • 9783643909145 ((pbk.))
  • 3643909144
OCLC:
1001429450
International Article Number:
  • 9783643909145
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Issuing body:
RCP:
C - S