Transforming Memory and the European Project

  title={Transforming Memory and the European Project},
  author={Ann Rigney},
  journal={New Literary History},
  pages={607 - 628}
  • A. Rigney
  • Published 8 February 2013
  • Political Science
  • New Literary History
Ideas about the future of Europe have been articulated from the late 1940s in tandem with ideas about the European past and the need to overcome its violence. This has led to the gradual emergence of a master-narrative that found expression in the Nobel Peace Prize of 2012 as well as in the planning of a "European House of History" in Brussels, which sees the European Union as the outcome of an ability to overcome the divisions of the past. Despite the availability of such a master-narrative… 

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