530 China Review International: Vol. 6, No. 2, Fall 1999 as likely to turn to an international as to a Chinese vocabulary (such as the 1991 publication of translations of Amichai’s poetry as a protest against the Tiananmen massacres [pp. 49–50]). Nor have the majority of Chinese experienced their radi- cal break from traditional culture as so profoundly traumatic that they feel com- pelled to build bridges to the past. The recent wave of nostalgia for the symbols of the Cultural Revolution suggests that there may not be a widespread sense of cul- tural urgency to keep the lessons of the past alive. For many Chinese, it seems, the Cultural Revolution is a source of empowering memories. Jewish writers and institutions, in contrast, are obsessed by the need to bear eternal witness to the experiences of the Shoah, as terrible as they are. As Schwarcz explains, “Bracha, the Hebrew word for ‘blessing,’ has the same numeri- cal value (227) as the word zakhor, ‘to remember’” (p. xiii). By remembering, as she does in this book, one honors and blesses the memories of the past and de- clares one’s stand in the present. Professor Schwarcz demonstrates that the study of
China Review International – University of Hawai'I Press
Published: Sep 1, 1999
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera