That literature has not entirely lost its means when faced with great human tragedies is a fact widely debated when it comes to the Holocaust. This text relies on a discussion of the unspeakable in order to reflect on the texts written about Rwanda’s genocide. Reading those texts’ thresholds reveals a tension of writing between history and fiction, “devoir de mémoire” and near resignation of speech.
"Au seuil du chaos : devoir de mémoire, indicible et piège du devoir dire,"
Présence Francophone: Revue internationale de langue et de littérature: Vol. 63
, Article 3.
Available at: https://crossworks.holycross.edu/pf/vol63/iss1/3