Re-writing as re-visioning

  title={Re-writing as re-visioning},
  author={Astrid Erll},
  journal={European Journal of English Studies},
  pages={163 - 185}
  • A. Erll
  • Published 1 August 2006
  • Art
  • European Journal of English Studies
In the course of a ‘memorial history’ (that is, the history of how events or persons are recalled by social communities) it is to a great degree the mode of remembering which effects changes in the shape and meaning of the past. Modes of remembering are modes of re-presenting the past. The aim of this essay is to explore the way in which literary forms generate specific modes of remembering. I will look at features such as narrative voice, focalisation, metaphors, intertextuality, and plot… 
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