Dorothy Richardson's 'Art of Memory'

Space, identity, text

By Elisabeth Bronfen

Dorothy Richardson's 'Art of Memory'
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  • ISBN: 9780719083266
  • Publish Date: Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN: 978-0-7190-8326-6
    • Pages: 272
    • Price: £25.00
    • Published Date: January 2011


    Addresses the question of how identity is formed as a result of corporeal and cultural positioning, by mapping Dorothy Richardson's early modernist text, Pilgrimage, against our postmodern interest in real and imagined geographies.


    Part I Actual Material Spaces
    1. Locations of passage and habitation
    2. The spirit of the place
    3. Three modes of emplacement: Absorption in space, movement through space, contemplation space
    4. In search of lost space
    Part II Metaphorical spaces
    5. World-making as a cognitive process
    6. The spatiality of psychic states
    Part III Textual Space - Spatial Textuality
    7. The space of literature
    8. When the tapestry hangs complete: March Moonlight
    Appendix: Critical literature on Dorothy Richardson


    Elisabeth Bronfen is Professor at the English Department of Zurich University

    Dorothy Richardson's 'Art of Memory'

    By Elisabeth Bronfen

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