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The Promise of Memory: Childhood Recollection and Its Objects in Literary Modernism Lorna Martens

The Promise of Memory: Childhood Recollection and Its Objects in Literary Modernism

Lorna Martens

Published May 31st 2013
ISBN : 9780674063105
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285 pages
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We once believed in the power of Prousts madeleine and Wordsworths boyhood memories--before literary culture began to defer to Freuds questioning of adult memories of childhood. In this first sustained look at childhood memories as depicted inMoreWe once believed in the power of Prousts madeleine and Wordsworths boyhood memories--before literary culture began to defer to Freuds questioning of adult memories of childhood. In this first sustained look at childhood memories as depicted in literature, Lorna Martens reveals how much we may have lost by turning our attention the other way.