Table of contents for Lethe : the art and critique of forgetting / Harald Weinrich ; Translated by Steven Rendall.


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Acknowledgments	00
1. The Language of Forgetting	00
2. Mortal and Immortal Forgetting	00
		1. The Art of RememberingThe Art of Forgetting 
(Simonides, Themistocles) 	00
	2. Odysseus Tells about Forgetting (Homer) 	00
	3. Forgetful Love (Ovid) 	00
	4. Transcendental Forgetting and Earthly Recollection (Plato, 
Augustine) 	00
	5. Remembering and Forgetting before God and Men (Dante) 	00
3. The Wit of Forgetful Reason	00
	1. Is There Still Room in the Head? (Vives, Rabelais, 
Montaigne) 	00
	2. How Much Memory Does the Mind Need? (Cervantes, Huarte and 
Lessing, Cordemoy, Helvétius) 	00
4. Enlightened Forgetting	00
	1. Reasonable Thinking, Methodological Forgetting 
(Descartes, Thomasius) 	00
	2. Regulated and Unregulated Experiences with Forgetting (Locke, 
Voltaire) 	00
	3. No Longer Having to Learn by Rote (Rousseau) 	00
	4. Why Must the Name "Lampe" Be Completely Forgotten? (Kant) 
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5. On the Risks of Remembering and Forgetting	00
	1. Forgotten Love Affairs, Truly Narrated (Casanova) 	00
	2. An Ode on Forgetting (Frederick the Great) 	00
	3. Cases and Catastrophes of Forgetting (Tutti, con brio) 	00
	4. Reports on the "Chewer" of Paris (Victorien Sardou) 	00
6. New Power from the Art of Forgetting	00
	1. Forgotten Shadows and a New Memory (Chamisso) 	00
	2. A Mephistophelian Art: Faust's Forgetting (Goethe) 	00
	3. The Precarious Project of Forgetting (Nietzsche) 	00
	4. Pacified and Unpacified Forgetting (Freud) 	00
7. On the Poetry of Forgetting	00
	1. Dark Remembering and Abyssal Forgetting, with a Warning 
against Parrots (Mallarmé, Valéry) 	00
	2. Poetry of Recollection out of the Depth of Forgetting 
(Proust) 	00
8. The Right to Forget, Peace throughForgetting? 	00
	1. Fictions of the Forgotten Self (Pirandello, Sciascia) 
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	2. Forgetting, To Begin All Over (Giraudoux, Anouilh, Sartre) 
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	3. Forgive and Forget (Jesus, Fontane) 	00
	4. Amnesias, Amnesties, and the Unfathomable Halljahr (Schiller, 
Kleist, Celan) 	00
9. Auschwitz and No Forgetting	00
	1. Never Shall I Forget (Elie Wiesel) 	00
	2. Battling against Forgetting (Primo Levi, Jorge Semprún) 	00
	3. Story Collector, Story Forgetter (Saul Bellow) 	00
	4. Writing Down in Order to Extinguish (Thomas Bernhard) 	00
10. Stored, in Other Words, Forgotten	00
	1. A New Profession: Thrower-Away (Böll, Borges) 	00
	2. Epilogue on Scientific Forgetting	00
Notes	00
Bibliography	00
Index of Names	00
Index of Subjects	00
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Memory (Philosophy)Memory in literature