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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

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The list below shows Durham University research staff who are members of IMEMS. Click the member's name to see a more detailed biography and department.

We also welcome anyone from outside the University with an interest in our work to join. Membership is free of charge. You will receive invitations to our programme of events, with a weekly emails digest about what is happening in the Insitute and further afield. To join IMEMS contact: admin.imems@durham.ac.uk

Publication details for Professor Richard Scholar

Scholar, Richard & Holland, Anna (2009). Pre-Histories and Afterlives: Studies in Critical Method. Cambridge: Legenda.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

Terence Cave (1938-), English critic

1 other title
Legenda (General Series)
Legenda
23 December 2008 • 162pp
ISBN: 978-1-905981-93-9 (hardback) • RRP £75, $99, €85
EnlightenmentFrenchFiction

If the past is indeed a foreign country, then how can we make sense of its richness and difference, without approaching it on our terms alone? ‘Pre-histories’ and ‘afterlives’, methods that have emerged in recent work by Terence Cave, offer new ways of shaping the stories we tell of the past and the analyses we offer. In this volume, distinguished contributors engage in a dialogue with these two new critical methods, exploring their uses in a range of contexts, disciplines, languages and periods. The contributors are Terence Cave, Marian Hobson, Anna Holland, Neil Kenny, Mary McKinley, Richard Scholar, Kate E. Tunstall, and Wes Williams.