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History, Commemoration and National Preoccupation: Trafalgar 1805–2005

Holger Hoock (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264065
eISBN:
9780191734496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264065.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume explores the commemoration of the Battle of Trafalgar and Admiral Lord Nelson's death over the past two centuries. It includes the celebrations of 2005, which saw hundreds of official, ... More


In Search of Identity: The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the Recreation of Russia

Nanci Adler

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores Russia’s attempts to come to terms with its Stalinist past in an endeavour to build a civil society based on the rule of law. It begins by examining the nature of Stalinist ... More


National Biography and the Arts of Memory: From Thomas Fuller to Colin Matthew

Ian Donaldson

in Mapping Lives: The Uses of Biography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263181
eISBN:
9780191734595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263181.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The arts of memory and of biography have always been closely related. For instance, the memoir, which is an act of remembrance, has a double sense: it looks at the past and to the future, selecting ... More


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


Seeing the Mystery

George Pattison

in Thinking about God in an Age of Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279777
eISBN:
9780191603464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279772.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Language must be led by what is extra-linguistic. This chapter explores ideas of vision that might inform thinking about God in language. Drawing from Bakhtin and Tillich, from an icon of Andrei ... More


Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory and the Politics of Trauma

Adrian Parr

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627547
eISBN:
9780748652433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627547.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book presents a detailed study of contemporary forms of public remembrance. It considers the different character traumatic memory takes throughout the sphere of cultural production and argues ... More


Conclusion

George Pattison

in Thinking about God in an Age of Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279777
eISBN:
9780191603464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279772.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter reiterates the point that thinking about God as a counter-movement to technology is not the same as rejecting technology, but as contributing to the attempt to live humanly with ... More


Verbal Narrative

Aditya Malik

in Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapters examines the categories of performance, remembrance and memory, song and declamatory chant, repetition, dialogue, and reported speech. All of these features build the context for the ... More


Remembrance

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0037
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Man is in the world and opposite it. Accepting submission, which is the way of existence of that opposite world, means the confirmation of the human nature of the created one. And that nature demands ... More


Persistence

Howard Eichenbaum, Richard F. Thompson, and John E. Lisman

in Science of Memory: Concepts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310443
eISBN:
9780199865321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This part presents three chapters on the concept of persistence. The first chapter characterizes persistence both by what it does for memory and by what it does not do for our ability to remember. ... More


Remembering

Andrew P. Yonelinas, Martin A. Conway, Asher Koriat, and Suparna Rajaram

in Science of Memory: Concepts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310443
eISBN:
9780199865321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This part presents four chapters on the concept of remembering. The first chapter discusses the definition and measurement of remembering. The second considers the process and experience of ... More


Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

David Ellis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

At the heart of this book is a dramatic account of D. H. Lawrence's desperate struggle against tuberculosis during his last days, and of certain, often bizarre events that followed his death. Around ... More


Marking Time

Ludmilla Jordanova

in History, Commemoration and National Preoccupation: Trafalgar 1805–2005

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264065
eISBN:
9780191734496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264065.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reflects critically on ‘marking time’ — the complex and interlinked notions of remembrance, celebration, honouring, and commemoration. It unpacks some of the assumptions about ... More


‘We're all Prisoners of War’

Mark Rawlinson

in British Writing of the Second World War

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184560
eISBN:
9780191674303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184560.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the critical perspectives on the insularity of Britain at war which were achieved in wartime writings by and about prisoners of war in Europe. Stories of daring escape, rather ... More


Easter Faith as Remembering and Knowing

Carnley Peter

in The Structure of Resurrection Belief

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267560
eISBN:
9780191683299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267560.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the transferring of the image of Christ within the Christian community by remembering and acknowledging His living presence. At its core is the faith and remembrance of Jesus ... 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


Introduction

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the nature and dimensions of the state funerals of modern France, why and how they acquired such a prominent place in the country's political culture, the attempt of the regime to ... More


The Calm after the Storm: The Politics of Memory

Uğur Ümit Üngör

in The Making of Modern Turkey: Nation and State in Eastern Anatolia, 1913-1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603602
eISBN:
9780191729263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603602.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on aspects of Young Turk and Kemalist memory politics. It discusses how their memory politics intervened in existing patterns of social memory in the eastern provinces and ... 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


The construction of a musical memory

Sarah Dayens

in Time and Memory in Reggae Music: The Politics of Hope

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076213
eISBN:
9781781702116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076213.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The history of reggae music is long and complex and, in reference to a common expression within reggae and the Rastafari movement, ‘half the story has never been told’. Record labels in Jamaica are ... More


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