Tense Past provides a much needed appraisal and contextualization of the upsurge of interest in questions of memory and trauma evident in multiple personality and post-traumatic stress disorders, child abuse, and commemoration of the Holocaust. Contributors examine the historical origins of memory in psychiatric discourse and show its connection to broader developments in Western science and medicine. They address the new links between trauma and memory, and they explore how memory shapes the way traumatic events are put into narrative form. They also consider the social and political contexts in which sufferers speak and remember.Cultural Essays in Trauma and Memory Paul Antze, Michael Lambek ... Laurence J. Kirmayer Introduction In Georges Pereca#39;s shattering book Wor The Memory of Childhood, we encounter two ... The second narrative, which alternates chapters with the first throughout the book, is also drawn from childhood reveries but, after anbsp;...
|Author||:||Paul Antze, Michael Lambek|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 1996|