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Memory and Modernity: Literary and Philosophical Perspectives

Memory and Modernity: Literary and Philosophical Perspectives

Baillie, Justine ORCID: 0000-0002-0056-9155 and Ansell-Pearson, Keith (eds.) (2017) Memory and Modernity: Literary and Philosophical Perspectives. Bloomsbury. (In Press)

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In this specially commissioned volume of essays for Bloomsbury Press the editors, Professor Keith Ansell Pearson (Warwick) and Dr. Justine Baillie (Greenwich) bring together philosophers and literary and cultural theorists in an effort to radically re-think the time of modernity with respect to questions of memory, of the past, of tradition, of history, and of the new. We are especially interested in approaches that will re-examine a classic text or a neglected text in philosophy and/or theory; in essays that explore the uses and disadvantages of memory for life; and in analyses that reflect on contemporary conceptions of memory and its role in our appreciation of post-modernity and after.

Item Type: Edited Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Memory; Time; Walter Benjamin; Henri Bergson; Philosophy; Literary Modernism
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > Department of Literature, Language & Theatre
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2018 17:27
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
Selected for REF2021: None

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