The article proves how the testimony narrative, in writing death and genocide-related atrocities, attempts to restore human dignity to the victims. The narrative space that becomes in that way a burial place and a funeral monument plays also the role of the ''redemption'' of history in order to secure the future. The narratives that the article analyzes constitute at the same time a hymn to life. By creating themselves other destinies, other reasons for life, the survivor and witness authors succeed in overcoming the world-weariness that threatens every survivor of the Itsembabwoko slaughter.
"L’écriture tumulaire : témoignage sur la mort, pour la vie,"
Présence Francophone: Revue internationale de langue et de littérature: Vol. 69
, Article 6.
Available at: https://crossworks.holycross.edu/pf/vol69/iss1/6