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Memory for Forgetfulness

Mahmoud Darwish

Memory for Forgetfulness

August, Beirut, 1982 (Literature of the Middle East)

by Mahmoud Darwish

  • 288 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Works by individual poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Poetry,
  • Israeli intervention, 1982-1984,
  • Arabic Prose,
  • Palestine - History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Arabic,
  • Palestine,
  • Lebanon,
  • General,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Darwish, Mahmud,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Beirut (Lebanon),
  • Darwåish, Maòhmåud,
  • History,
  • Personal narratives, Palestinian

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709953M
    ISBN 100520087674
    ISBN 109780520087675

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Forgetfulness is a book about modern culture and its profound rejection of the past. It traces the emergence in recent history of the idea that what is important in human life and work is what will happen in the future.

Francis O’Gorman shows how capitalism embraced forgetting as a requirement for modern existence and how modern education, as well as life with fast-moving technology, further. One of the Arab world's greatest poets uses the Israeli invasion of Lebanon and the shelling of Beirut as the setting for this sequence of prose poems.

Mahmoud Darwish vividly recreates the sights and sounds of a city under terrible siege. As fighter jets scream overhead, he explores the war-ravaged streets of Beirut on August 6th (Hiroshima Day).Memory for Forgetfulness is an extended. Forgetfulness gets at the heart of terrorism and revenge.”— USA Today Thomas Railles, an American expatriate and former “odd-jobber” for the CIA, is a successful painter living with his beloved wife, Florette, in a small village in the : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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This work, Memory for Forgetfulness (Dha:kira li-l nisya:n), which grew out of the Israeli invasion of Lebanon that began on 6 Juneoriginally appeared inunder the title The Time: Beirut / The Place: August, in Al Karmel, the prestigious literary quarterly Darwish has edited since It was later published under its present Brand: University of California Press.Forgetfulness asks what the absence of history does to our sense of purpose, as well as what belonging both to time and place might mean in cultures without a memory.

It is written in praise of the best achievement and deeds of the past, but is also an expression of profound anxiety about what forgetting them is doing to us.Includes bibliographical references.

A digital reproduction is available from E-Editions, a collaboration of the University of California Press and the California Digital Library's eScholarship program.