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Time and Memory (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 9004154272 / ISBN 13: 9789004154278
Edité par Brill, Netherlands, 2006
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Language: English . Brand New Book. The nature of time has haunted humankind through the ages. Some conception of time has always entered into our ideas about mortality and immortality, and permanence and change, so that concepts of time are of fundamental importance in the study of religion, philosophy, literature, history, and mythology. On one aspect or another, the study of time cuts across all disciplines. The International Society for the Study of Time has as its goal the interdisciplinary and comparative study of time. This volume presents selected essays from the 12th triennial conference of the International Society for the Study of Time at Clare College, Cambridge. The essays are clustered around themes that pertain to the constructive and destructive nature of memory in representations and manipulations of time. The volume is divided into three sections Inscribing and Forgetting, Inventing, and Commemoration wherein the authors grapple with the nature of memory as a medium that reflects the passage of time. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9789004154278

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Titre : Time and Memory (Hardback)

Éditeur : Brill, Netherlands

Date d'édition : 2006

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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The nature of time has haunted humankind through the ages. Some conception of time has always entered into our ideas about mortality and immortality, and permanence and change, so that concepts of time are of fundamental importance in the study of religion, philosophy, literature, history, and mythology. On one aspect or another, the study of time cuts across all disciplines. The International Society for the Study of Time has as its goal the interdisciplinary and comparative study of time. This volume presents selected essays from the 12th triennial conference of the International Society for the Study of Time at Clare College, Cambridge. The essays are clustered around themes that pertain to the constructive and destructive nature of memory in representations and manipulations of time. The volume is divided into three sections Inscribing and Forgetting, Inventing, and Commemoration wherein the authors grapple with the nature of memory as a medium that reflects the passage of time.

About the Author:

Jo Alyson Parker, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of English at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. She is the author of The Author's Inheritance: Henry Fielding, Jane Austen, and the Establishment of the Novel (Northern Illinois University Press, 1998), and she has published essays on narrative and time. Michael Crawford, Ph.D. (Toronto) is an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at the University or Windsor. His research currently focuses upon the mechanisms that underlie the "segmentation clock" and that give rise to vertebrae. Paul A. Harris is a Professor of English at Loyola Marymount University. His specialties include critical theory, interdisciplinary studies, and constraint-based writing.

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