After the Archive: Remapping Memory

@article{Brockmeier2010AfterTA,
  title={After the Archive: Remapping Memory},
  author={Jens Brockmeier},
  journal={Culture \& Psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16},
  pages={35 - 5}
}
In this paper I make the case that the notion of memory—the very idea that there is a particular capacity that enables us to remember, to store, and to recall experiences and knowledge, and that in doing so constitutes an essential part of our existence—is in the midst of dissolving. I explore this dissolution of ‘memory’ as an epistemological and cultural paradigm shift. This shift can be observed in a broad spectrum of scientific and scholarly developments and, moreover, in literary, artistic… Expand
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