Lesbian postmemory
Haunted ‘history’ in The Night Watch
in Reading behind the lines
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Explores the extension of postmemory from a generational model to one which might work across communities rather than families. Analysis of the relation of Sarah Waters’ novel ‘The Night Watch’ situates it in its literary and historical context as a 21st century queer novel, and one which explores queer ideas of belonging and of life-writing to give voice to a lost past.

Reading behind the lines

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