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Memory, trauma, and history : essays on living with the past / Michael S. Roth.

  • Roth, Michael S., 1957-
Date
[2012], ©2012
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Publication/Creation

New York : Columbia University Press, [2012], ©2012.

Physical description

xxxv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Remembering forgetting : Maladies de la Mémoire in nineteenth-century France -- Dying of the past : medical studies of nostalgia in nineteenth-century France -- Hysterical remembering -- Trauma, representation, and historical consciousness -- Trauma : a dystopia of the spirit -- Falling into history : Freud's case of 'Frau Emmy von N.' -- Why Freud haunts us -- Why Warburg now? -- Classic postmodernism : Keith Jenkins -- Ebb tide : Frank Ankersmit -- The art of losing oneself : Anne Carson and decreation -- Inquiry as hope : Richard Rorty -- Photographic ambivalence -- Why photography matters to the theory of history -- Ordinary film : Péter Forgács's The Maelstrom -- Graves of the insane, decorated -- On a certain blindness in teaching -- Beyond critical thinking -- Good and risky : on the promise of a liberal education.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    PQW.AH
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ISBN

  • 9780231145688
  • 0231145683
  • 9780231145695
  • 0231145691
  • 9780231521611
  • 0231521618