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Researching Memory in Early Modern Studies

Graham, E and Chedgzoy, K and Hodgkin, K and Wray, R Researching Memory in Early Modern Studies. Memory Studies. ISSN 1750-6980 (Accepted)

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Abstract

This essay pursues the study of early modern memory across a chronologically, conceptually and thematically broad canvas in order to address key questions about the historicity of memory and the methodologies of memory studies. First, what is the value for our understanding of early modern memory practices of transporting the methodologies of contemporary memory studies backwards, using them to study the memorial culture of a time before living memory? Second, what happens to the cross-disciplinary project of memory studies when it is taken to a distant period, one that had its own highly self-conscious and much debated cultures of remembering? Drawing on evidence and debates from a range of disciplinary locations, but primarily focusing on literary and historical studies, the essay interrogates crucial differences and commonalities between memory studies and early modern studies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: MD Multidisciplinary
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Humanities and Social Science
Publisher: Sage
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2017 09:40
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2017 09:40
Editors: Graham, E and Chedgzoy, K and Hodgkin, K and Wray, R
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7312

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