Memory in the Twenty-First Century: New Critical Perspectives from the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences

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Sebastian Groes
Springer, Mar 29, 2016 - Literary Criticism - 360 pages
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This book maps and analyses the changing state of memory at the start of the twenty-first century in essays written by scientists, scholars and writers. It recontextualises memory by investigating the impact of new conditions such as the digital revolution, climate change and an ageing population on our world.

 

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Contents

Memory in the TwentyFirst Century
1
Part I Metaphors of Memory
14
Part II Memory in the Digital Age
76
Part III Ecologies of Memory
138
Part IV Memory and the Future
189
Part V Forgetting
237
Part VI TwentyFirst Century Subjectivities
298
References
364
Index
388
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Sebastian Groes is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Roehampton University, UK. He specialises in modernist and contemporary fiction, has written on authors including Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro, and published The Making of London. He is the Principal Investigator of the AHRC and Wellcome Trust-funded The Memory Network.