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Of What is Past, or Passing, or to Come : Travelling in Time and Space in Literature in English

By: Sikorska, Liliana.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Frankfurt : Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2014Description: 1 online resource (222 p.).ISBN: 9783653034851.Subject(s): Memory in literature | Personal space in literature | Psychic trauma in literature | Space and time in literature | Travel in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Of What is Past, or Passing, or to Come : Travelling in Time and Space in Literature in EnglishDDC classification: 809.93384 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Cover; Content; Editorial; The heirlooms and burdens of Marina Warner; REFERENCES; They make a desert (and call it peace); The voyage inside oneself: Cathy Caruth's investigation of trauma; REFERENCES; Disappearing history: Scenes of trauma in the theater of human rights; I.; II.; III.; IV.; V.; VI.; VII.; VIII.; REFERENCES; "Enter freely and of your own will" : Invitations, travel and trauma in Bram Stoker's Dracula; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES; Self-fashioning as an identity-shaping process in Marina Warner's Indigo and William Shakespeare's The tempest; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES
"I'll drown my book": Travels between the lines of Shakespeare's The tempest and Dickens's A Christmas carolABSTRACT; I. Introduction; II. Prospero's transports; III. Scrooge's visions; IV. Death and the change of heart; REFERENCES; "The token of some great grief, which had been conquered, but not banished" : Trauma, things, and domestic interiors in Collins, Dickens, and Raabe; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES; The narrative of loss in Joan Didion's Blue nights; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES; Writing the nation: Discourses of power in Richard Hakluyt's Principal navigations; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES
The Unknown Mother: Thanatourism and metempsychotic remembrance after World War IABSTRACT; I. The metempsychotic text; II. The metempsychotic journey of the Unknown Mother; III. Wensley: The Non-Pareil (Figures 1 and 2); IV. The journey; V. The SPI I: Rural Spaces (Figures 3 and 4); VI. SPI II: Pointers and Directions (Figures 5 to 8); VII. SP I III: The Imperial War Graves Commission (Figures 9 and 10); VIII. SPI IV: Significant Others (Figures 11 to 14); IX. SPI V: Remembered sights and people (Figures 15 to 18); X. SPI VI: Journey's end (Figures 19 to 22); XI. Conclusion
XII. The Unknown MotherREFERENCES; Untold stories: Reclaiming the past through (auto-biographical) narratives; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES; Memory and forgetfulness in the recent Booker novels; ABSTRACT; I. Naturally, a manuscript; II. Naturally, manuscripts; III. Memory before manuscripts as unreliable evidence and thwarted expectations; IV. Naturally, memories; V. Instead of a conclusion; REFEREENCES; Actors in The water theatre: In interview with Lindsay Clarke
Summary: This volume, entitled Of what is past, or passing, or to come: Travelling in Time and Space in Literature in English was inspired by the work of the writer, culture historian and mythographer Marina Warner and the professor of comparative literature Cathy Caruth. The lines quoted above are from W.B. Yeats'' Sailing to Byzantium, which are recalled by one of the characters in Marina Warner''s novel In a Dark Wood (1977). The articles included in this volume are devoted to the explorations of individual space and landscape of the mind through analyzing trauma and addressing psychological wounds, and to travels into fairy tales, oriental scenery real and imaginary as well as interrelationships between memory and fiction in non-fictional and fictional discourses.
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Cover; Content; Editorial; The heirlooms and burdens of Marina Warner; REFERENCES; They make a desert (and call it peace); The voyage inside oneself: Cathy Caruth's investigation of trauma; REFERENCES; Disappearing history: Scenes of trauma in the theater of human rights; I.; II.; III.; IV.; V.; VI.; VII.; VIII.; REFERENCES; "Enter freely and of your own will" : Invitations, travel and trauma in Bram Stoker's Dracula; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES; Self-fashioning as an identity-shaping process in Marina Warner's Indigo and William Shakespeare's The tempest; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES

"I'll drown my book": Travels between the lines of Shakespeare's The tempest and Dickens's A Christmas carolABSTRACT; I. Introduction; II. Prospero's transports; III. Scrooge's visions; IV. Death and the change of heart; REFERENCES; "The token of some great grief, which had been conquered, but not banished" : Trauma, things, and domestic interiors in Collins, Dickens, and Raabe; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES; The narrative of loss in Joan Didion's Blue nights; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES; Writing the nation: Discourses of power in Richard Hakluyt's Principal navigations; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES

The Unknown Mother: Thanatourism and metempsychotic remembrance after World War IABSTRACT; I. The metempsychotic text; II. The metempsychotic journey of the Unknown Mother; III. Wensley: The Non-Pareil (Figures 1 and 2); IV. The journey; V. The SPI I: Rural Spaces (Figures 3 and 4); VI. SPI II: Pointers and Directions (Figures 5 to 8); VII. SP I III: The Imperial War Graves Commission (Figures 9 and 10); VIII. SPI IV: Significant Others (Figures 11 to 14); IX. SPI V: Remembered sights and people (Figures 15 to 18); X. SPI VI: Journey's end (Figures 19 to 22); XI. Conclusion

XII. The Unknown MotherREFERENCES; Untold stories: Reclaiming the past through (auto-biographical) narratives; ABSTRACT; REFERENCES; Memory and forgetfulness in the recent Booker novels; ABSTRACT; I. Naturally, a manuscript; II. Naturally, manuscripts; III. Memory before manuscripts as unreliable evidence and thwarted expectations; IV. Naturally, memories; V. Instead of a conclusion; REFEREENCES; Actors in The water theatre: In interview with Lindsay Clarke

This volume, entitled Of what is past, or passing, or to come: Travelling in Time and Space in Literature in English was inspired by the work of the writer, culture historian and mythographer Marina Warner and the professor of comparative literature Cathy Caruth. The lines quoted above are from W.B. Yeats'' Sailing to Byzantium, which are recalled by one of the characters in Marina Warner''s novel In a Dark Wood (1977). The articles included in this volume are devoted to the explorations of individual space and landscape of the mind through analyzing trauma and addressing psychological wounds, and to travels into fairy tales, oriental scenery real and imaginary as well as interrelationships between memory and fiction in non-fictional and fictional discourses.

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Liliana Sikorska, professor of English, head of the Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland); head of the Department of English Literature and Culture of English Speaking Countries at the University of Social Sciences in Warsaw (Poland); 2010 Fulbright Professor at the Cornell University in New York (USA); author and co-author of numerous books on medieval English and Irish literature as well as postcolonial literatures in English.

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