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Literary Impressionism and Impressionist Autobiographies: Henry James, Joseph Conrad, and Ford Madox Ford

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This shorter chapter is really a coda to the first half of the book, arguing that an alternative contemporary response to the disturbance in life‐writing is represented by the impressionist ... More


Creolization and Resistance

Françoise Vergès

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Françoise Vergès applies creolization to the concrete context of the French-Reunion politics of remembrance and its persistent politics of oblivion in the former metropoles of colonial power. Taking ... More


The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Emma Hanna

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In Britain since the 1960s television has been the most influential medium of popular culture. Television is also the site where the Western Front of popular culture clashes with the Western Front of ... More


Commonplace Witnessing: Rhetorical Invention, Historical Remembrance, and Public Culture

Bradford Vivian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190611088
eISBN:
9780190678371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Commonplace Witnessing examines how citizens, politicians, and civic institutions have adopted idioms of witnessing in recent decades to serve a variety of social, political, and moral ends. It does ... More


An Unhealed Wound: Britain and the First World War

Emma Hanna

in The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In Britain the First World War has been commemorated more than any other conflict. The small street shrines erected during the war years were soon replaced by memorials in stone and bronze in every ... More


Survivors: Veterans and the Nature of Personal Testimony

Emma Hanna

in The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In Britain during the 1960s there was a marked increase in interest for the stories and experiences of the ordinary person. The fiftieth anniversaries of the First World War stimulated large-scale ... More


The Fear of Forgetting

Emma Hanna

in The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Since the 1960s television has been a self-defining subject where the production and reactivation of history has occurred on the screen. Television documentaries about the First World War developed ... More


Wearing the Dead

Candi K. Cann

in Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Tattoo memorials, in which a deceased person is remembered by being etched into the skin of the bereaved, are another form of mourning clothing, but tattoos are permanent ways of marking grief and, ... More


Introduction

Sarah Clift

in Committing the Future to Memory: History, Experience, Trauma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254200
eISBN:
9780823261161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254200.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter situates the current preoccupation with memory and remembrance in the context of philosophical modernity. After questioning the claim that the turn to memory in contemporary theory and ... More


Forgetting, Dreaming, Awakening

Alexander Gelley

in Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Benjamin drew on a Romantic tale, “Der Blonde Eckbert,” to illustrate a form of mnemonic recovery guided by a temporal impulse. In certain Kafka stories he traced a close nexus between dread, ... More


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