Re-Figuring Hayden White (Cultural Memory in the Present)
Stanford University Press

Re-Figuring Hayden White (Cultural Memory in the Present)

  • Publish Date: 2009-06-24
  • Binding: Paperback

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Produced in honor of White's eightieth birthday, Re-Figuring Hayden White testifies to the lasting importance of White's innovative work, which firmly reintegrates historical studies with literature and the humanities. The book is a major reconsideration of the historian's contributions and influence by an international group of leading scholars from a variety of disciplines. Individual essays address the key concepts of White's intellectual career, including tropes, narrative, figuralism, and the historical sublime while exploring the place of White's work in the philosophy of history, postmodernism, and ethics. They also discuss his role as historian and teacher and apply his ideas to specific historical events.

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