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Synthesis (2. 2010)
Configurations of Cultural Amnesia
Issue Editors: Apostolos Lampropoulos and Vassiliki Markidou


Introduction: Configuring Cultural Amnesia
Apostolos Lampropoulos and Vassiliki Markidou

'Though it be not written down, yet forget not': Cultural Amnesia in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
Alison Findlay

Amnesiac Passages: Melville, Blanchot and the Question of Psychoanalytic Reading
Josh Cohen                                                                

Writing Amnesia in Hervé Guibert’s Le Paradis
Patrick ffrench

The Amnesiac Consciousness of the Contemporary Holocaust Novel:
Lily Brett’s Too Many Men and Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything Is Illuminated

Anna Hunter

Figures of Memory and Forgetting in French Second World War Memoirs:
The Lost Manuscript, the 'Handwritingness' of History and the Broken Narrative

Debra Kelly

By way of Afterword
Spelling out amnesia, or "forgetting me on the pretext of understanding me"
Apostolos Lampropoulos

Featured Interview

Forgetting, Amnesia, Theory: An interview with Jean-Michel Rabaté
by Apostolos Lampropoulos

Book Reviews

Eleftheria Arapoglou:
Erasing Public Memory:  Race, Aesthetics, and Cultural Amnesia in the Americas,
by Joseph A. Young and Jana Evans Braziel, eds.

Antonis Balasopoulos:
Excess Baggage: A Modern Theory and the Conscious Amnesia of Latin Americanist Thought,
by Jonathan Pitcher

Evangelos Roumeliotis:
Asian Diaspora Poetry in North America,
y Benzi Zhang