Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

(Con) Jurar el cuerpo: historiar y ficcionar.

Cristina Rivera-Garza


This work speaks about the historical memory as a collective memory and a special case uses, Matilde Burgos's process of the Mental hospital of La Castañeda in the Mexico City, to illustrate her offer of construction of citizenships. Hereby memory and citizenship stay in this text articulated to the processes of writing and of reading document that does the historiography. Therefore the text answers to all the questions of workshop but it focuses especially in the following one: How does it emerge the memory inside a text? When you read any document inside or out of your discipline, do you consider it to be an object of memory? Explain your positive or negative experience especially. Do you read differently a text that you consider to be interdisciplinary or extradisciplinary?

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