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The River of Forgetting

Author : Jane Rowan
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Using creative arts to access her strength and aliveness, the author reconciles with both her parents' love and their betrayal. This deeply personal memoir invites the reader behind the closed doors of a therapist's office and into the author's journal and her very body.


Author : Professor of Human Cognitive Neuroscience Sergio Della Sala
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Memory and forgetting are inextricably intertwined. In order to understand how memory works we need to understand how and why we forget. The topic of forgetting is therefore hugely important, despite the fact that it has often been neglected in comparison with other features of memory. This volume addresses various aspects of forgetting, drawing from several disciplines, including experimental and cognitive psychology, cognitive and clinical neuropsychology, behavioural neuroscience, neuroimaging, clinical neurology, and computational modeling. The first chapters of the book discuss the history of forgetting, its theories and accounts, the difference between short-term and long-term forgetting as well as the relevance of forgetting within each of the numerous components of memory taxonomy. The central part summarizes and discusses what we have learned about forgetting from animal work, from computational modeling, and from neuroimaging. Further chapters discuss pathological forgetting in patients with amnesia and epilepsy, as well as psychogenic forgetting. The book concludes by focusing on the difference between forgetting of autobiographical memories versus collective memory forgetting. This book is the first to address the issue of forgetting from an interdisciplinary point of view, but with a particular emphasis on psychology. The book is scientific and yet accessible in tone, and as such is suitable for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of psychology and related subjects, such as science and neuroscience.

Windings of the River of the Water of Life

Author : George Barrell Cheever
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The Dark River

Author : Edward A. Monro
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Manual of Mythology

Author : Alexander S. Murray
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Manual of Mythology for the Use of Schools Art Students and General Readers by Alexander S Murray

Author : Alexander S. Murray
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The Note Books of Samuel Butler

Author : Samuel Butler
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"The Note-Books of Samuel Butler" by Samuel Butler. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Engaging the Ottoman Empire

Author : Daniel O'Quinn
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Daniel O'Quinn investigates the complex interpersonal, political, and aesthetic relationships between Europeans and Ottomans in the long eighteenth century. Bookmarking his analysis with the conflict leading to the 1699 Treaty of Karlowitz on one end and the 1815 bid for Greek independence on the other, he follows the fortunes of notable British, Dutch, and French diplomats to the Sublime Porte of the Ottoman Empire as they lived and worked according to the capitulations surrendered to the Sultan. Closely reading a mixed archive of drawings, maps, letters, dispatches, memoirs, travel narratives, engraved books, paintings, poems, and architecture, O'Quinn demonstrates the extent to which the Ottoman state was not only the subject of historical curiosity in Europe but also a key foil against which Western theories of governance were articulated. Juxtaposing narrative accounts of diplomatic life in Constantinople, such as those contained in the letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, wife of the English ambassador, with visual depictions such as those of the costumes of the Ottoman elite produced by the French-Flemish painter Jean Baptiste Vanmour, he traces the dissemination of European representations and interpretations of the Ottoman Empire throughout eighteenth-century material culture. In a series of eight interlocking chapters, O'Quinn presents sustained and detailed case studies of particular objects, personalities, and historical contexts, framing intercultural encounters between East and West through a set of key concerns: translation, mediation, sociability, and hospitality. Richly illustrated and provocatively argued, Engaging the Ottoman Empire demonstrates that study of the Ottoman world is vital to understanding European modernity.

Manual of Mythology

Author : Alexander Stuart Murray
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A Dream and a Forgetting

Author : Julian Hawthorne
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Lethe Forgetting and Memory in Literature

Author : Harald Weinrich
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An examination of literature in the context of forgetting and memory looks at how remembering has changed throughout the history of literature and charts the theme through literary works from Homer to Elie Wiesel.

The Forgetting River

Author : Doreen Carvajal
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Traces the author's research into her family story as she discovers that her ancestors were forced to renounce their Jewish faith, describing her visit to the town of Arcos de la Frontera, where locals remain haunted by memories of past tragedies.

All Along the River

Author : Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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The Naturalist on the River Amazons

Author : Henry Walter Bates
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Polly, the youngest, finds it difficult to adjust to a sudden change in the family's fortunes until she acquires a special pet pig.

The Joys of Forgetting

Author : Odell Shepard
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The Waters of Forgetting

Author : Barry Seiler
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In The Waters of Forgetting, Barry Seiler brings together poems that spring from tensions between memory and forgetting, the past and the present, the daily and the eternal. Whether he is writing about his family or popular music or the violent horrors of our age, Seiler's poems are always concerned with time, the difficulties of living in it and living with it. Moving through these various histories, both personal and public, Seiler juxtaposes small moments with great events, trying to find the connecting threads that will pull the pieces into a form we can make sense of and live by. By the end of the book, he has immersed himself in the memories that trouble and sustain us, seeking comfort and wisdom in "The Bath of Peace, the Waters of Forgetting."

The Book of Elegies

Author : James Baldwin
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The Living Tree

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Puntigam Or The Art of Forgetting

Author : Gerald Szyszkowitz
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