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positions (2014) 22 (4): 907–930.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of reality, memory, and time are significant tropes in Matsumoto's films. Bara no soretsu , for instance, set in the gay district of Tokyo, freely shifts between various points in time, mixes narrative fiction and documentary, and allows for the intermingling of the actors' own personal memories and...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 121–139.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Philippines tropical gothic memory and narrative Anglophone Filipino literature References Anderson Benedict . 1997 . “ The First Filipino .” London Review of Books 19 , no. 20 : 22 – 23 . Benjamin Walter . 1968a . “ The Storyteller: Reflections on the Work of Nikolai Leskov...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 May 2014
... stories constitute explorations of war memory that are not found in survivor testimony and, as such, simultaneously reveal and critique the limitations of survivor-authored narratives of the war. I first explicate how the war-survivor characters in “Fûon” (“The Crying Wind,” 1985 – 86) lived their lives...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 815–840.
Published: 01 November 2020
... clearly dismissing historical positiv- ism, the author is equally aware of, and successfully navigates, the pitfalls of historical relativism. Based on a critical reading of the novel s polyphonic oral narrative structure, I argue that, by drawing on postcolonial ways of understanding history, memory, and...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 805–830.
Published: 01 August 2012
... work of Cambodian American writers and artists who, through individual and familial narratives of survival and loss, memorialize the period of the “killing elds,” articulate, through the revelation and negotiation of trauma, calls for justice...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 687–707.
Published: 01 August 1997
..., each with conflicting agendas. In the reconsideration of the war’s meaning, memories were conjured to justify arguments both for and against the war’s actions; they were both subsumed within and entangled with official narratives of...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 389–420.
Published: 01 May 2020
... production of mem- ory. Alongside sanctioned narratives constructed by the historical appara- tus (academia, state institutions), there is also what Sturken calls cultural memory the dynamic, political practices by which individuals and groups produce memory outside, in response to, or as resistance...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 73–108.
Published: 01 February 1997
... memory are constructed and for identifying the nation’s myths, which have been created and transmitted by the state to the younger generation. In addition to written narratives about past events, schoolbooks rely on visual representations...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 February 2008
... to recall that loss.” Amy Lyford: “Projection out of the past to the present necessarily engages with or recognizes blind spots; misrecognition.” Why Performance and Narrative? Clearly, my friends’ thoughts on issues of memory and trauma...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 79–107.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Hyunah Yang Finding the “Map of Memory”: Testimony of the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery Survivors Hyunah Yang It is strange that there is nobody here in Japan who came out as a user of the Japa- nese military comfort station. The soldiers were...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 February 1993
... Memory 85 European Enlightenment. Japanese imperialism simulated and reproduced this grand but empty narrative, in yet another form of colonialism, not with any Enlightenment pretense but...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 215–234.
Published: 01 February 2005
... their ability to organize memory and experience in socially comprehensible terms. The present war on terror, with its inbuilt justification of preemptive Ileto Philippine Wars and the Politics of Memory 217 strikes, is built on a narrative...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 863–878.
Published: 01 August 1997
...: The Sunday newspaper brings us facts as well as coupons. vate recollections if not national narratives. To talk about the “construction of memory” is not to talk much about memory at all, but rather to grant one...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 457–482.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Jeffrey Santa Ana Feeling Ancestral: The Emotions of Mixed Race and Memory in Asian American Cultural Productions Jeffrey Santa Ana The current era of war, militarism, and neocolonialism in the Pacific is a time in which capitalist expansion...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 683–711.
Published: 01 August 2009
...James E. Roberson This paper maps Okinawan songs from both pre- and postwar periods that have narrated Okinawan experiences of war and prayers for peace, arguing that these songs may be heard as sites of memory that trace Okinawa's conflicted positions within the Japanese empire and state, and...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 389–429.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... The discussion in the text also illuminates a second idea—how complex is Japan's position toward the trauma of defeat and the specters of war, reflecting the complicated emotions experienced toward war memory and its representation in photographs, films, art, and other visual forms. The analysis of...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 697–731.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Louisa Schein Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 693 Diaspora Politics, Homeland Erotics, and the Materializing of Memory Louisa Schein Two vignettes...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
... into and are preserved in mem- ory. Where textbooks re ect state- imposed amnesia and public memory is sullied by power interests, history seeks the only refuge available — in family narratives — in ected as they may be by fear and the pressure...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 261–302.
Published: 01 May 1998
... narrative is not only intact but also regener- ated each time the two countries attempt to face their war memories. positions 6:2 Fall 1998 264 This article revisits the popular sites from which the...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 21–45.
Published: 01 February 2021
... immersed in a fragile web of stories that I as well as others spin. How, then, do we learn to negotiate competing narratives in this terrain of struggle? What sort of social formations and individual stories emerge from positions 29:1 February 2021 24 this kind of field? What kinds of images, memories...