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'Waiting for the Regent': A Dissertation and Epistolary Novel

Yu, Chung-Yen

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This dual critical/creative thesis examines the impact of martial law on transgenerational memory in post-WWII Taiwan. Through an intense focus on the symptoms of memories as well as their repression, I argue that collective remembrances of Taiwanese people in the post-war period must be studied alongside their collective amnesia, after the end of a regime that coerced its citizens into forgetting. The critical component examines the core issue of amnesia through the lens of two fictional...[Show more]

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Date published: 2022
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/270051
DOI: 10.25911/69D8-MR05
Embargoed until: 2023-08-10

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