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Introduction: Memory in Recollection of Itself

Dmitri Nikulin

in Memory: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199793839
eISBN:
9780199345205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793839.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In recent decades, memory has become a major concept and dominant topic in philosophy, sociology, politics, history, psychology, science, cultural studies, literary theory, and debates about trauma ... More


Private Memory and the Construction of Subjectivity in Contemporary Irish Women’s Poetry

Lucy Collins

in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Much recent memory theory is concerned with the traumatic past, and the recovery of that past in language. This chapter explores how women poets use the act of remembering to investigate ... More


Hell in Contemporary Literature: Western Descent Narratives since 1945

Rachel Falconer

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617630
eISBN:
9780748651733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617630.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What does it mean when people use the word ‘Hell’ to convey the horror of an actual, personal or historical experience? This book explores the idea that modern, Western secular cultures have retained ... More


Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s Spaces of Memory

Lucy Collins

in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter is concerned with the provisional nature of Ní Chuilleanáin’s treatment of history and with the role that memory plays in retaining, and reshaping, the past in her work. From her ... More


Architecture of Apocalypse, City of Lights

Marion Schmid

in Intermedial Dialogues: The French New Wave and the Other Arts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474410632
eISBN:
9781474464741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410632.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The inception of the New Wave coincided with a profound mutation of the French urban fabric: parts of historic city centers were razed in post-war modernisation schemes, while 'new towns' were ... More


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