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Seeing the light : the social logic of personal discovery / Thomas DeGloma.

Author:
DeGloma, Thomas [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[London: The University of Chicago Press, 2014, , ©2014]
Description:
x, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Discovering "truth" -- Awakenings -- Dimensions of autobiographical work -- The awakening-story formula -- The semiotic stricture of awakening stories -- The awakener as a social type of storyteller -- Autobiographical communities and autobiographical fields -- Methods and data -- Outline of the book -- Awakenings: a cultural history -- Zarathustra -- Plato's allegory of the cave -- Foundational religious awakenings -- Foundational political awakenings -- Freud and the psychoanalytic case study -- Late modern awakenings -- Mnemonic revisions and cultural contentions -- Formulaic mnemonic revisions -- Autobiographical memory and cultural contention -- Shaping the collective mnemonic record -- Shaping the cultural milieu for personal memory -- Vocabularies of liminality -- Sociomental express elevators -- Sociomental staircases -- Combining elevators and staircases -- The temporally divided self -- Portraying the temporally divided self -- Culture and autobiographical narrative.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780226175744 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • 022617574X (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • 9780226175881 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
  • 022617588X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
  • (e-book)
LCCN:
2014012388
OCLC:
877077652
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