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Description

A focus on memory has come to prominence across a wide range of disciplines. History, literature, philosophy, anthropology, and cultural studies have placed memory at the heart of their interrogations of subjectivity, narrative, time and imagination. At the same time, memory has emerged as a central theme and preoccupation in popular literature, film and television, and the emergence of memory as an academic theme cannot be separated from its prominence in the wider culture. This volume represents, explores and interrogates the current developments, engaging directly with the place of memory in culture, and with memory's meaning's and history.

Contents

Part I - Believing the Body

Part II - Propping the Subject

Part III - What Memory Forgets: Models of the Mind

Part IV - What History Forgets: Memory and Time

Part V - Memory Beyond the Modern

Author Bio

Susannah Radstone teaches in the School of Cultural and Innovation Studies at the University of East London. Her research interests are in cultural theory, memory studies and psychoanalysis. Her previous publications include (ed) Memory and Methodology (2000) and she is currently completing On Memory and Confession, to be published by Routledge.

Katharine Hodgkin lectures in the School of Cultural and Innovation Studies, University of East London. Her research centres on questions of autobiography, memory and madness, particularly in the early modern period. She has published several articles on these topics, including most recently The Labyrinth and the Pit (History Workshop Journal 51 2001), a study of madness in seventeenth-century autobiography.

Name: Regimes of Memory (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Katharine Hodgkin, Susannah Radstone. A focus on memory has come to prominence across a wide range of disciplines. History, literature, philosophy, anthropology, and cultural studies have placed memory at the heart of their interrogations of subjectivity, narrative, time and imagination. At...
Categories: Memory, History, Social & Cultural History