Mediated Memories: the Politics of the Past

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Abstract

The article presents an analysis on mediated memories, which is a practice of the past. The author states that for a meaning of public memorialization, there are some prerequisites that cannot be met in the present time. Two definitions of memoralization, which state that it must act as a defense against traumas and be a security measure is discussed. The author also discusses the interpretations by Didier Maleuvre and Mary Mcleod of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-136
JournalANGELAKI journal of the theoretical humanities
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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In: ANGELAKI journal of the theoretical humanities, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2006, p. 117-136.

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