[The Prison Castle in Starodub: On the Issue of Interpretation of Oral Narratives about the Town’s Past]
Type of publication: Research Article
oral history, historical narrative, urban space, heritage studies, historic town, urban studies
Drawing on oral narratives about the past of the historic town of Starodub (Briansk region), the article examines the ways in which certain historically meaningful elements of the urban landscape are perceived and interpreted. The author focuses on a range of situations such as silencing, forgetting, systematic failure to mention, among others.
Antonova, N.I. 2015. Tiuremnyi zamok v Starodube: k probleme prochteniia ustnykh narrativov o gorodskom proshlom [The Prison Castle in Starodub: On the Issue of Interpretation of Oral Narratives about the Town’s Past]. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 6: 116-133
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