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Revenants and Migrants: Hardy, Butler, Woolf and Sebald: British Academy Lecture

Gillian Beer

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 125, 2003 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263242
eISBN:
9780191734014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263242.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses how far during the twentieth-century writers have trusted memory as good. It compares the longing mistrust of Hardy's poem ‘The Voice’ with the serene re-embodiment of Mrs. ... More


In the Family

Victoria Stewart

in The Second World War in Contemporary British Fiction: Secret Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640997
eISBN:
9780748651832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640997.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses how the rhetoric of secrecy enters the domestic sphere during and after wartime, and how it intersects with privacy, studying common wartime experiences, including evacuation ... More


Conclusion: ‘Shared experiences and meanings’

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

in Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

While medical histories have traditionally focused on the factual and concrete, our analyses of the accounts discussed here emphasises the interdependence of experience and emotion, and it is in ... More


Conclusion and Final Remarks

Yaroslav Komarovski

in Tibetan Buddhism and Mystical Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190244958
eISBN:
9780190245009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244958.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

The conclusion says the book is not concerned with evaluating truth claims—only with analyzing some contemplative theories advocated by those who uphold those claims. It discusses the ways Tibetan ... More


The Thing

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0031
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines “The Thing”, a public lecture before the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts in Munich in 1950. In this, Heidegger explores a way to think of Beings ... More


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