Titolo: Architexts of Memory: Literature, Science, ...
Casa editrice: University of Michigan Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2005
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In this impressively interdisciplinary study, Evelyne Ender revisits master literary works to suggest that literature can serve as an experimental laboratory for the study of human remembrance. She shows how memory not only has a factual basis but is inseparable from fictional and aesthetic elements. Beautifully written in accessible prose, and impressive in its scope, the book takes up works by Proust, Woolf, George Eliot, Nerval, Lou Andreas-Salome, and Sigmund Freud, getting to the heart of essential questions about mental images, empirical knowledge, and the devastations of memory loss in ways that are suggestive and profound. Architexts of Memory joins a growing body of work in the lively field of memory studies, drawing from clinical psychology, psychoanalysis, and neurobiology as well as literary studies. "An important, cogently argued, subtle and rich study of a topic of great interest." --Mieke Bal, University of Amsterdam "A work of literary studies positioned at the intersection of tradition and innovation. Evelyne Ender's book brings fashionable cultural concerns to bear on traditional literary texts-her superb pedagogical skills lure and guide the reader through the most difficult psychoanalytical concepts." --Nelly Furman, Cornell University Evelyne Ender is Professor of French Studies, University of Washington. She is the author of Sexing the Mind: Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Hysteria . Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_047203104X
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