search for books and compare prices
Tables of Contents for The Treasure Chests of Mnemosyne
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Foreword
8
3
Uwe Fleckner
``The treasury of human suffering becomes the possession of mankind.''
Sarkis, Warburg and the social memory of art
11
13
Plato
The wax block of the memory, 4 B. C.
24
4
Plato
The art of writing will make men forgetful, 4 B. C.
28
6
Aristotle
On memory and remembering, 4 B. C.
34
10
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Memory images, memory places, 55 B. C.
44
6
Marcus Fabius Qunitilianus
The treasure house of eloquence, 95
50
12
Augustine
Great is the power of memory, 397--398
62
18
Hugh of St Victor
The precious treasures of wisdom, c. 1130
80
4
Thomas Aquinas
The treasure chests of recognition images, 1273
84
8
Juan Luis Vives
Memory is the great archive of things complete, 1531
92
4
Juan Huarte
The blank white sheet of memory, 1575
96
4
Michel de Montaigne
Excellent memory, poor judgment, 1592
100
6
John Locke
Of Retention, 1694
106
8
Denis Diderot
The reader is the book itself, 1778
114
8
Karl Philipp Moritz
Mnemosyne, the mother of all knowledge and thought, 1795
122
2
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Out of the deep pit of the ego, 1830
124
4
Søren Kierkegaard
Recollection is a discarded garment, 1843
128
4
Arthur Schopenhauer
The thread of memory, 1859
132
6
Arthur Schopenhauer
The tortured mind destroys the thread of memory, 1859
138
6
Ewald Hering
The unconscious memory of nature, 1870
144
12
Friedrich Nietzsche
Memory opens all its gates, 1874
156
6
Friedrich Nietzsche
Only that which never stops hurting remains in the memory, 1887
162
8
Henri Bergson
The two forms of memory, 1896
170
12
Theodule Ribot
The memory of feelings, 1896
182
12
Richard Semon
The engram store of the memory, 1904
194
8
Rudolf Borchardt
At the knees of the daughter of Mnemosyne, 1911
202
4
Marcel Proust
Beneath the surface of consciousness, 1913
206
8
Sigmund Freud
A note on the ``Mystic Writing-Pad'', 1925
214
8
Maurice Halbwachs
Woodfloats on the waterway of time, 1925
222
16
Siegfried Kracauer
Memory images, 1927
238
4
Aby Warburg
Treasury of suffering, 1928
242
2
Aby Warburg
The treasury of documents of the soul, 1928
244
4
Aby Warburg
The absorption of expressive values of the past, 1929
248
6
Walter Benjamin
The Penelope work of forgetting, 1929
254
8
Walter Benjamin
The spade in the dark loam, 1932
262
2
Maurice Halbwachs
Space and the collective memory, 1939
264
16
Vladimir Nabokov
Mnemosyne's mysterious foresight, 1967
280
2
Uwe Johnson
Scraps, splinters, broken glass, shavings, 1970
282
2
Vladimir Nabokov
The past is a constant accumulation of images, 1971
284
2
Pierre Nora
Memory is always suspect in the eyes of history, 1984
286
6
Pierre Nora
Lieux de memoire, 1984
292
4
Pierre Nora
Paper memory, 1984
296
10
Jacques Derrida
The gift of Mnemosyne, 1984
306
4
Footnotes
310
4
Sources
314
4
``Sed certe necessariae sunt litterae ad aeternitatem memoriae.'' A selected bibliography for memory research
318