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Personal, Collective, Mediated and New Memory Discourses

Joanne Garde-Hansen

in Media and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter will take the map of the key approaches to memory explored in chapter one and extrapolate them along personal, collective, manufactured and ‘new memory’ lines so as to show how these ... More


Life on a knife‐edge: A escola das facas

Sara Brandellero

in On a Knife-Edge: The Poetry of João Cabral de Melo Neto

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589524
eISBN:
9780191595462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589524.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter offers a critical analysis of João Cabral's collection A escola das facas (1980). The title's reference to education alludes to the poet's revisitation of his formative years in the ... More


Personal Stories, Family Stories

Qi Wang

in The Autobiographical Self in Time and Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737833
eISBN:
9780199345014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737833.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the social-cultural origins of the autobiographical self. It argues that the autobiographical self is formed in and shaped by the process of family storytelling, which is ... More


Terence Davies

Michael Koresky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038617
eISBN:
9780252096549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038617.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Called the most important British filmmaker of his generation, Terence Davies made his reputation with modern classics like Distant Voices, Still Lives, and The Long Day Closes, personal works ... More


Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations

Douwe Draaisma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207286
eISBN:
9780300213959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207286.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In his highly praised book The Nostalgia Factory, the author explored the puzzling logic of memory in later life with humor and deep insight. In this compelling new book the author turns to the ... More


Memory in the Literary Memoir

Jr. John Burt Foster

in The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter considers a range of specimen passages, written in the early and mid-twentieth century, from memoirs by poet and playwright William Butler Yeats and by novelists Vladimir Nabokov and ... More


Ordinary Memories: Feeling the Past

H. Rosi Song

in Lost in Transition: Constructing Memory in Contemporary Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382875
eISBN:
9781781383988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382875.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Historical traumas persist because of the incapacity of a society to officially address the losses of the past. A look into how in the case of contemporary Spain, the failure of discussions about the ... More


The Asian American Family Portrait Documentary: Multiplying Discourses

Rocío G. Davis

in Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the discursive possibilities of the filmed family memoir, called “family portrait documentary,” as a form of historical mediation. Three family portrait documentaries are ... More


Rival Memories: John Beale and Robert Boyle on Empirical Information

Richard Yeo

in Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106564
eISBN:
9780226106731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226106731.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter considers Robert Boyle's views on memory and note-taking in the light of his relationship with Samuel Hartlib, and especially as revealed in his correspondence in the 1660s with John ... More


Conclusion

Richard Yeo

in Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106564
eISBN:
9780226106731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226106731.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In making notes about the empirical world, the English virtuosi were able to draw on a legacy of ideas formed by Renaissance humanists, Jesuits, and Francis Bacon. Early-modern figures recognized a ... More


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