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Mediating Memory (or Telling How It Happened)

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/9781781382875.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the success of the television series Cuéntame como pasó (2001- ) and its treatment of the past as symptomatic of the popularity of memory-related works in contemporary Spain. It ... More


Introduction: Writing the Stage Coach Nation

Ruth Livesey

in Writing the Stage Coach Nation: Locality on the Move in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198769439
eISBN:
9780191822438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769439.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Introduction explores the presence of the ‘just’ past in works by Scott, Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Eliot, and Hardy. Many of their novels are set retrospectively in an earlier stage coach world, ... More


Haunted Memories, Spaces, and Trauma: The Unsuccessful Immigrant

Eleanor Ty

in Asianfail: Narratives of Disenchantment and the Model Minority

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040887
eISBN:
9780252099380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040887.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines two novels that portray the unsuccessful immigrant. Lê thi diem thúy's The Gangster We Are All Looking For and Madeleine Thien's Certainty feature protagonists from war-torn ... More


Driving Back with George Eliot: Locality and National Memory in Felix Holt, the Radical

Ruth Livesey

in Writing the Stage Coach Nation: Locality on the Move in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198769439
eISBN:
9780191822438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769439.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

George Eliot’s Felix Holt, The Radical (1866) opens with a stage coach journey that introduces the political uncertainties of Britain at the time of the 1832 Reform Act. This sets out a recurring ... More


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