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The Resource Melancholy and the archive : trauma, history and memory in the contemporary novel, Jonathan Boulter

Melancholy and the archive : trauma, history and memory in the contemporary novel, Jonathan Boulter

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Melancholy and the archive : trauma, history and memory in the contemporary novel
Title
Melancholy and the archive
Title remainder
trauma, history and memory in the contemporary novel
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Boulter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Melancholy and the Archive examines how trauma, history and memory are represented in key works of major contemporary writers (David Mitchell, Paul Auster, Haruki Murakami, Jose Saramago). The book explores how these authors construct crucial relationships between sites of memory the archive becomes a central trope here and the self that has been subjected to various traumas, various losses. The archive be it a bureaucratic office (Saramago), an underground bunker (Auster), a geographical space or landscape (Mitchell) or even a hole (Murakami) becomes the means by which the self attempts to pr
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1967-
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Boulter, Jonathan
Dewey number
809.3/04
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum literary studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Melancholy in literature
  • Memory in literature
  • Fiction
  • Fiction
Label
Melancholy and the archive : trauma, history and memory in the contemporary novel, Jonathan Boulter
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-203) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Archiving Trauma: Paul Auster; Chapter 2. Burying History: Haruki Murakami; Chapter 3. Humanizing History: David Mitchell; Chapter 4. Archiving Melancholy: José Saramago; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn728673148
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Extent
1 online resource (208 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441152169
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)728673148
Label
Melancholy and the archive : trauma, history and memory in the contemporary novel, Jonathan Boulter
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-203) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Archiving Trauma: Paul Auster; Chapter 2. Burying History: Haruki Murakami; Chapter 3. Humanizing History: David Mitchell; Chapter 4. Archiving Melancholy: José Saramago; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn728673148
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (208 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441152169
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)728673148

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