Tense past : cultural essays in trauma and memory (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Tense past : cultural essays in trauma and memory

Tense past : cultural essays in trauma and memory

Author: Paul Antze; Michael Lambek
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Addressing the new links between trauma and memory the contributors explore how memory shapes the way traumatic events are put into narratove form. They also consider the social and political  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Antze; Michael Lambek
ISBN: 0415915627 9780415915625 0415915635 9780415915632
OCLC Number: 33668245
Description: xxxviii, 266 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Forecasting memory --
I. Remembering trauma, remaking the self. Telling stories, making selves: memory and identity in Multiple Personality Disorder / Paul Antze --
Remembering trouble: three lives, three stories / Donna J. Young --
Contested meanings and controverisal memories: narratives of sexual abuse in Western Newfoundland / Glynis George --
II. The medicalization of memory. Memory sciences, memory politics / Ian Hacking --
Bodily memory and traumatic memory / Allan Young --
Traumatic cures: shell shock, Janet, and the question of memory / Ruth Leys --
III. Culture as memorial practice. Trauma, time, illness, and culture: an anthropological approach to traumatic memory / Michael G. Kenny --
Landscapes of memory: trauma, narrative, and dissociation / Laurence J. Kirmayer --
Missions to the past: Poland in contemporary Jewish thought and deed / Jack Kugelmass --
Internal and external memory: different ways of being in history / Maurice Bloch --
The past imperfect: remembering as moral practice / Michael Lambek.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Antze & Michael Lambek.
More information:


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Highly recommended for social workers and for practitioners in related fields." -- The Social Worker"The book represents a milestone in studies of memory in giving a much-needed cross-cultural Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.