Traumatic Forgetting and Spatial Consciousness in Dionne Brand’s In Another Place, Not Here
- Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
- Mosaic, an interdisciplinary critical journal
- Volume 45, Number 3, September 2012
- pp. 115-131
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By relying on spatial tropes, Brand’s In Another Place, Not Here investigates the competing ideological implications of deliberate traumatic forgetting, suggesting both its productive and problematic dimensions, and thereby complicates current discourses of trauma, particularly by rendering questionable the primacy of remembrance in contemporary discussions.