Hanri Bergson and Vladimir Nabokov’s Concept of Memory

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Abstract

The article looks at common aspects and differences in the understanding of the concept of memory in «Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle», «Transparent Things» by Vladimir Nabokov and «Matter and Memory» by Hanri Bergson. Main memory functions as interpreted by the two authors are analyzed.

General Information

Keywords: memory, time, creative memory, philosophy, Vladimir Nabokov, Hanri Bergson

Journal rubric: World Literature. Textology

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/langt.2016030204

For citation: Shapiro A. Hanri Bergson and Vladimir Nabokov’s Concept of Memory [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2016. Vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 31–36. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2016030204. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

A. Shapiro, the competitioner of the Department of Foreign literature, Gorkij Literature Institute, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: alexandra.litvar@gmail.com

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