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Outward evil, inward battle : human memory in literature, edited by Benjamin Hart Fishkin [and others], (electronic resource)

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Outward evil, inward battle : human memory in literature
Title
Outward evil, inward battle
Title remainder
human memory in literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Benjamin Hart Fishkin [and others]
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a timely humanistic touch to memory studies. It uses literature as a laboratory for the workings of the mind, and characters as the subjects of human experimentation and diagnostics. This book considers authors from different societies and historical periods. The book is a refreshing illumination on the functioning of human memory. It complements the work of neuroscientists who seek to rationalize the workings of the same. Drawing from various ideas on memory, this rich and authoritative volume results from wide-ranging endeavors centered on the common fact that tracking memory in
Dewey number
153.1/2
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Fishkin, Benjamin Hart
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  • Memory in literature
  • Memory
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Outward evil, inward battle : human memory in literature, edited by Benjamin Hart Fishkin [and others], (electronic resource)
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Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; The Editors; Authors; Contents; Introduction. Towards a Paradigm of Memory in Literature; Section I -- Power; Chapter 1 -Quakers, Memory & the Past in Literature.; Introduction; The Founding of the Quaker Movement & Fox; Psychological Introspection; Documentation of History as Memory for Posterity; Individuation/Collective Unconsciousness; The Bedrock of Peace Literature; Positive View of Life; Conclusion; Chapter 2 -- The Power of Memory: Crossroads in Works byThomas Wolfe, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and August Wilson; Section Two -Music
  • Chapter 3 -- Memory, the Blues, and African American SlaveNarrativesChapter 4 -- It Rains Inside: Parenting and Music in Works byWilliam Faulkner, August Wilson, and Sherman Alexie; Section III -Resistance; Chapter 5 -- Unwavering Insubordination: Rebellion & Memory inThe Letters of Elizabeth Hooton; Introduction; Hooton in Context; Rebellion and Memory of Rebellion; Sources of Memory and Rebellion; IndividualSociety, Binary Opposition; Exporting the Rebellion; Rebellion and Memory for Institutional Clean Up; Conclusion; Chapter 6 -Memory and Resistance in the Poetry of Gcina Mhlophe
  • IntroductionPraise to Our Mothers / Women & Protest; Say No; The Dancer, Sometimes When It Rains & Sitting AloneThinking; Conclusion; Section Four -Trauma; Chapter 7 -- Veiling the Past: Memory and Identity in EdwidgeDanticat's The Dew Breaker; Introduction; Memory and Identity; Living the Past in the Present; Reconciling the Past with the Present; A Fragmented Future; Conclusion; Chapter 8 -- Memorizing the Dark: Margaret Walker and Toni Morrison Compress African American Time and Space in Poetry andFiction; Section V -Cultural Identity
  • Chapter 9 -- There's No Place Like Home: Cultural Memory in Toni Morrison's Tar Baby andEdwidge Danticat's Breath, Eyes and MemoryChapter 10 -- "Go Back and Get It:" Spirit Possession as Rite of Passage and a Medium of Self-reinvention inContemporary African Diasporic Literature; Index; Back cover
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1 online resource (244 pages)
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9789956790456
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(OCoLC)854520715
Label
Outward evil, inward battle : human memory in literature, edited by Benjamin Hart Fishkin [and others], (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; The Editors; Authors; Contents; Introduction. Towards a Paradigm of Memory in Literature; Section I -- Power; Chapter 1 -Quakers, Memory & the Past in Literature.; Introduction; The Founding of the Quaker Movement & Fox; Psychological Introspection; Documentation of History as Memory for Posterity; Individuation/Collective Unconsciousness; The Bedrock of Peace Literature; Positive View of Life; Conclusion; Chapter 2 -- The Power of Memory: Crossroads in Works byThomas Wolfe, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and August Wilson; Section Two -Music
  • Chapter 3 -- Memory, the Blues, and African American SlaveNarrativesChapter 4 -- It Rains Inside: Parenting and Music in Works byWilliam Faulkner, August Wilson, and Sherman Alexie; Section III -Resistance; Chapter 5 -- Unwavering Insubordination: Rebellion & Memory inThe Letters of Elizabeth Hooton; Introduction; Hooton in Context; Rebellion and Memory of Rebellion; Sources of Memory and Rebellion; IndividualSociety, Binary Opposition; Exporting the Rebellion; Rebellion and Memory for Institutional Clean Up; Conclusion; Chapter 6 -Memory and Resistance in the Poetry of Gcina Mhlophe
  • IntroductionPraise to Our Mothers / Women & Protest; Say No; The Dancer, Sometimes When It Rains & Sitting AloneThinking; Conclusion; Section Four -Trauma; Chapter 7 -- Veiling the Past: Memory and Identity in EdwidgeDanticat's The Dew Breaker; Introduction; Memory and Identity; Living the Past in the Present; Reconciling the Past with the Present; A Fragmented Future; Conclusion; Chapter 8 -- Memorizing the Dark: Margaret Walker and Toni Morrison Compress African American Time and Space in Poetry andFiction; Section V -Cultural Identity
  • Chapter 9 -- There's No Place Like Home: Cultural Memory in Toni Morrison's Tar Baby andEdwidge Danticat's Breath, Eyes and MemoryChapter 10 -- "Go Back and Get It:" Spirit Possession as Rite of Passage and a Medium of Self-reinvention inContemporary African Diasporic Literature; Index; Back cover
Control code
ocn854520715
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789956790456
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unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854520715

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