(Re)Writing and Remembering: Memory as Artefact and Artifice

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Recounting past events is intrinsic to the storytelling function, as most fiction assumes the past tense as the natural means of narrating a story. Few narratives draw attention to this process, yet others make the act of remembering a primary part of the narrative situation. Ranging in its focus from poetry to novels, autobiographical memoirs and biopics from the ostensibly fictional to the implicitly real this volume discusses the extent to which such fictional acts of remembering are also acts of rewriting the past to ...

(Re)Writing and Remembering: Memory as Artefact and Artifice 2016, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443886963

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