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Conclusion

Chapter

Abstract

In the concluding chapter of the collection, Robert Eaglestone looks broadly at what the areas of reassessment explored across the volume might be, and how the scholarly work in Memory Frictions instantiates this. Of especial interest, above and beyond the readings of literary works, is the way in which these essays engage with the postcolonial turn in memory studies; the relationship between memory and politics; the interaction between memory and trauma; and finally, if more obscurely, memory and ethics. These four axes are explored according to the main issues covered by the diverse chapters presented and future lines of action in the fields of Trauma and Memory Studies, mainly when it comes to the complex relationship between literature, memory and ethics, are highlighted.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Holloway, University of LondonEghamUK

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