Fareld argues that Améry found a language to remember and mediate his experience of Nazi violence in Franz Fanon's narrative about colonial violence. The article shows how both stories of violence echo each other in Améry's testimony, turning it into an entanglement of voices that transgresses clear-cut boundaries between individual and collective memories.

Read the whole article in Memory Studies

Find out more about Victoria Fareld's research here

Viktoria Fareld, docent och lektor i idéhistoria, Stockholms universitet. Foto: Sören Andersson.