Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe

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JHU Press, 1 août 1975 - 448 pages
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In White's view, beyond the surface level of the historical text, there is a deep structural, or latent, content that is generally poetic and specifically linguistic in nature. This deeper content - the metahistorical element - indicates what an "appropriate" historical explanation should be.
 

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A fascinating book. I gave it a fairly cursory read for some essay research but I think I will have to give it a more thorough reading sometime in the future. It basically argues that historiography ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Anya - Goodreads

I feel guilty giving this a four, because I feel it deserves a five (or even six). this book is "my cup of tea," a serious study on historiography that allows the reader to appreciate just how ... Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

INTRODUCTION i
9
THE ENLIGHTENMENT
43
The Poetics of History and
81
Historical Consciousness and the Rehirth
267
The Philosophical Defense of History in the Metonymical Mode
281
The Poetic Defense of Histoiy in the Metaphorical Mode 531
315
The Philosophical Defense of History in the Ironic Mode
375
CONCLUSION
426
BIBLIOGRAPHY
435
INDEX
443
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Hayden White is professor emeritus of the histories of consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author of a number of books published by Johns Hopkins, including Tropics of Discourse: Essays in Cultural Criticism, The Content of the Form: Narrative Discourse and Historical Representation, and Figural Realism: Studies in the Mimesis Effect.

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