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72. Thinking Memory

Monday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 308, WSCC

Program arranged by the Division on Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century English Literature and the Discussion Group on Cognitive Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Mark A. Wollaeger, Vanderbilt Univ.

1. "The Memory-Theory Conflict," Richard Terdiman, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

2. "The Day in Retrospect: Storm Jameson's Socialist Critique of Memory in the Modernist Day Novel," Elizabeth Covington, Vanderbilt Univ.

3. "Object and Place Memory in Proust, Rilke, and Benjamin," Lorna Martens, Univ. of Virginia

4. "The Will to Forget: Amnesia and Forgetting in Modern Literature," Vincent J. Cheng, Univ. of Utah


Subjects:

  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth Century

  • British Literature – General

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