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The Resource Figures of memory : from the muses to eighteenth-century British aesthetics, Zsolt Komáromy

Figures of memory : from the muses to eighteenth-century British aesthetics, Zsolt Komáromy

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Figures of memory : from the muses to eighteenth-century British aesthetics
Title
Figures of memory
Title remainder
from the muses to eighteenth-century British aesthetics
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Zsolt Komáromy
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Language
eng
Summary
This book effects a rapprochement between memory studies and eighteenth-century aesthetics with the aim of modifying received views on the role and fate of memory in the history of criticism. It argues that the philosophical problems characterizing conceptualizations of memory unsettle its opposition to the imagination and explain its relation to literary discourse. Moving from the Muses through Plato and Descartes to works by Pope, Addison, Gerard, and Kames, the book traces these problems through various ''figures'' representing notions of memory, and claims that eighteenth-century critical
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Komáromy, Zsolt
Dewey number
820.9/353
Index
index present
LC call number
PR63
LC item number
.K66 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Bucknell University Press
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Transits: literature, thought, & culture
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  • Criticism
  • English literature
  • Memory in literature
  • Imagination in literature
  • Memory (Philosophy)
  • Imagination (Philosophy)
  • Aesthetics, British
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Aesthetics, British
  • Criticism
  • English literature
  • Imagination in literature
  • Imagination (Philosophy)
  • Memory in literature
  • Memory (Philosophy)
  • Great Britain
  • Literaturtheorie
  • Kreativität
  • Gedächtnis
  • Großbritannien
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Figures of memory : from the muses to eighteenth-century British aesthetics, Zsolt Komáromy
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Figures OfMemory ; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Reproductive-Productive Dichotomyand Beyond; PARTONE : On Notions of Memory; 1 Memory/Imagination: The Representational Model; 2 Conceptual Cruxes: Plato and the Aporia of Memory; i. "Ridiculous Birdcages or Waxen Slabs":Figures of Representational Memory; ii. Plato and the Muses: Self-Validating Memory; iii. The Function of Cruxes: Memory Validating theImagination; 3 Mnemonic Practice: The Constructive Model; i. Mnemonic Discourse; ii. Constructive Memory; PART TWO:Figures of Memory in Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics
  • 4 Mixing Tracesi. Descartes and Memory's Fluid Motions; ii. Pope's Melting Wax; 5 Mnemonic Imagination; i. Violent Spirits: Addison's Cartesian Concerns; ii. Analogous Exertions: Gerard and Associationism as aFigure of Memory; Memory and Imagination in the Theory of Association; Memory as the Model of Imagination in Gerard'sEssay on Genius; iii. Using the Legacy of the Muses: Kames and Vivacity as aFigure of Memory; The "Vivacity" of Memory and Imagination; The "Complete Idea of Memory" in Kames's Elementsof Criticism; iv. Conclusion; Works Cited; Index; About the Author
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887803352
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1 online resource (viii, 225 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781611480450
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)887803352
Label
Figures of memory : from the muses to eighteenth-century British aesthetics, Zsolt Komáromy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Figures OfMemory ; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Reproductive-Productive Dichotomyand Beyond; PARTONE : On Notions of Memory; 1 Memory/Imagination: The Representational Model; 2 Conceptual Cruxes: Plato and the Aporia of Memory; i. "Ridiculous Birdcages or Waxen Slabs":Figures of Representational Memory; ii. Plato and the Muses: Self-Validating Memory; iii. The Function of Cruxes: Memory Validating theImagination; 3 Mnemonic Practice: The Constructive Model; i. Mnemonic Discourse; ii. Constructive Memory; PART TWO:Figures of Memory in Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics
  • 4 Mixing Tracesi. Descartes and Memory's Fluid Motions; ii. Pope's Melting Wax; 5 Mnemonic Imagination; i. Violent Spirits: Addison's Cartesian Concerns; ii. Analogous Exertions: Gerard and Associationism as aFigure of Memory; Memory and Imagination in the Theory of Association; Memory as the Model of Imagination in Gerard'sEssay on Genius; iii. Using the Legacy of the Muses: Kames and Vivacity as aFigure of Memory; The "Vivacity" of Memory and Imagination; The "Complete Idea of Memory" in Kames's Elementsof Criticism; iv. Conclusion; Works Cited; Index; About the Author
Control code
887803352
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 225 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611480450
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)887803352

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