Researching memory in early modern studies

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Chedgzoy, Kate, Graham, Elspeth, Hodgkin, K. and Wray, Ramona 2018. Researching memory in early modern studies. Memory Studies. 11 (1), pp. 5-20.
AuthorsChedgzoy, Kate, Graham, Elspeth, Hodgkin, K. and Wray, Ramona
Abstract

This essay pursues the study of early modern memory across a chronologically, conceptually and thematically broad canvas in order to address key questions about the historicity of memory and the methodologies of memory studies. First, what is the value for our understanding of early modern memory practices of transporting the methodologies of contemporary memory studies backwards, using them to study the memorial culture of a time before living memory? Second, what happens to the cross-disciplinary project of memory studies when it is taken to a distant period, one that had its own highly self-conscious and much debated cultures of remembering? Drawing on evidence and debates from a range of disciplinary locations, but primarily focusing on literary and historical studies, the essay interrogates crucial differences and commonalities between memory studies and early modern studies.

JournalMemory Studies
Journal citation11 (1), pp. 5-20
ISSN1750-6980
Year2018
PublisherSAGE Publications
Accepted author manuscript
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1177/1750698017736834
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.1177/1750698017736834
Publication dates
Print01 Jan 2018
Online23 Jan 2018
Publication process dates
Deposited23 Nov 2018
Accepted12 Sep 2017
Accepted12 Sep 2017
Copyright information© 2018 The authors. Chedgzoy, Kate and Graham, Elspeth and Hodgkin, Katharine and Wray, Ramona, ‘Researching memory in early modern studies’, Memory Studies, 11(1), pp. 5-20. DOI:10.1177/1750698017736834
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