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" Nora fears, purely in history. ln my reading, postmemory is distinguished from memory by generational distance and from history by deep personal connection. Postmemory is a powerful and very particular form of memory precisely because its connection to... "
Beyond Anne Frank: Hidden Children and Postwar Families in Holland - Page 352
by Diane L. Wolf - 2007 - 406 pages
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Family Frames: Photography, Narrative, and Postmemory

Marianne Hirsch - Photography - 1997 - 304 pages
...imply that we are beyond memory and therefore perhaps, as Nora fears, purely in history. In my reading, postmemory is distinguished from memory by generational...distance and from history by deep personal connection. Postmemory is a powerful and very particular form of memory precisely because its connection to its...
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After the End: Representations of Post-apocalypse

James Berger - History - 1999 - 278 pages
...Hirsch, is the memory of someone else's memories, of the other's stories, and of physical memorabilia. It is "distinguished from memory by generational distance and from history by deep personal connection" (8). For Hirsch, the photograph is the most representative object of post-memory, as, in my thinking,...
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Humanity at the Limit: The Impact of the Holocaust Experience on Jews and ...

Michael Alan Signer - History - 2000 - 461 pages
...Hirsch, I would not suggest that post-memory takes us beyond memory, or displaces it in any way, but is "distinguished from memory by generational distance and from history by deep personal connection. Post-memory should reflect back on memory, revealing it as equally constructed, equally mediated by...
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Between Hope and Despair: Pedagogy and the Remembrance of Historical Trauma

Roger I. Simon, Sharon Rosenberg, Claudia Eppert - Education - 2000 - 256 pages
...discussing in the works of Steinfeld and Rosenbaum. For Hirsch, post-memory is not beyond memory, "but is distinguished from memory by generational distance and from history by deep personal connection" (18). Hirsch provides us a way to nuance our understanding of deep and common memory. Maus is predominantly...
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Interfaces: Women, Autobiography, Image, Performance

Sidonie Smith, Julia Watson - Art - 2002 - 480 pages
...performance acts in a way similar to those in the photographs from Hirsch's family album. Hirsch continues: Postmemory is distinguished from memory by generational...distance and from history by deep personal connection. Postmemory is a powerful and very particular form of memory precisely because its connection to its...
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Sparing the Child: Grief and the Unspeakable in Youth Literature about ...

Hamida Bosmajian, Bosmajian Bosmajian - History - 2002 - 274 pages
..."post-memory" which she relates to Artie Spiegelman's listening to his father's Holocaust experience in Maus. Post-memory is distinguished from memory "by generational...distance and from history by deep personal connection. Post-memory should reflect back on memory, revealing it as equally constructed, equally mediated by...
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Cinema's Missing Children

Emma Wilson - Performing Arts - 2003 - 181 pages
...Manuela's role as actress, form part of the postmemory Esteban inherits. Marianne Hirsch specifies that 'postmemory is distinguished from memory by generational...from history by deep personal connection' (1997: 22). Hirsch uses the notion in relation to the memory heritage of the children of Holocaust survivors and...
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Historisierte Subjekte-- subjektivierte Historie: zur Verfügbarkeit und ...

Stefan Deines, Stephan Jaeger, Ansgar Nünning - History - 2003 - 312 pages
...postmemory, das sich durch eine ambivalente Struktur von familialer Nähe und Distanz auszeichnet: „postmemory is distinguished from memory by generational distance and from history by deep personal connection."35 Zudem belegt der dritte Teil von 34 Victor Burgin: The End of Art Theory. Criticism...
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Fantasies of Witnessing: Postwar Efforts to Experience the Holocaust

Gary Weissman - History - 2004 - 266 pages
...acknowledge this when she distinguishes between survivor memory and second-generation postmemory, stating that "postmemory is distinguished from memory by generational...distance and from history by deep personal connection" (FF 22). At the same time, however, this distinction is undermined by the notion that the difference...
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Women in German Yearbook 2003

Women in German Yearbook - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 255 pages
...that the term "survivor" is increasingly shifting and malleable). According to Hirsch: [PJostmemory is distinguished from memory by generational distance and from history by deep personal connection. Postmemory is a powerful and very particular form of memory precisely because its connection to its...
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