Urban commemoration and literature in post-Soviet L’viv: a comparative analysis with the Polish experience

@article{Blacker2014UrbanCA,
  title={Urban commemoration and literature in post-Soviet L’viv: a comparative analysis with the Polish experience},
  author={Uilleam Blacker},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  year={2014},
  volume={42},
  pages={637 - 654}
}
  • U. Blacker
  • Published 1 July 2014
  • Sociology
  • Nationalities Papers
This article analyzes how the Poles and Jews who disappeared from the western Ukrainian city of L'viv as a result of the Second World War are remembered in the city today. It examines a range of commemorative practices, from monuments and museums to themed cafes and literature, and analyzes how these practices interact to produce competing mnemonic narratives. In this respect, the article argues for an understanding of the city as a complex text consisting of a diverse range of mutually… 
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