The Writing of History



A Leading Intellectual Member Of France S Freudian School, Michel De Certeau Combined Principles From The Disciplines Of Religion, History, And Psychoanalysis In Order To Redefine Historiography And Rethink The Categories Of History In The Writing Of History, De Certeau Examines The West S Changing Conceptions Of The Very Role And Nature Of History Itself, From The Seventeenth Century Attempts To Formulate A History Of Man To Freud S With Which De Certeau Interprets Historical Practice As A Function Of Mankind S Feelings Of Loss, Mourning, And Absence Exhaustively Researched And Stunningly Innovative, Is A Crucial Introduction To De Certeau S Work And Is Destined To Become A Classic Of Modern Thought.The Writing of History

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  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • The Writing of History
  • Michel de Certeau
  • English
  • 02 March 2018
  • 0231055757

10 thoughts on “The Writing of History

  1. says:

    de Certeau sees history as a way of organizing the present, only de Certeau sees the rise of reason as the rise of modern forms of legitimacy This includes the state as a way of unifying the social body even while its mythos are downplayed In that sense, de Certeau is like Wittgenstein in trying to unravel history only instead of functionalism as an ontological basis de Certeau sees practice history and institutional as the mode of social organization We get then, a series of differen de Certeau sees history as a way of organizing the present, only de Certeau sees the rise of reason as the rise of modern forms of legitimacy This includes the state as a way of unifying the social body even while its mythos are downplayed In that sense, de Certeau is like Wittgenstein in trying to unravel history only instead of functionalism as an ontological basis de Certeau sees practic...

  2. says:

    As an American student of non Western religions, I am struck by the parallels one can draw between this book and de Certeau s Practice of Everyday Life, between Foucault early and later and Bourdieu And Benjamins Theses when he starts to wax poetic about death and such But I m curious about what someoneinterested in a the Early Modern pd in France and b History of Religions of 20th c France might get out of this book I.e., someone who reads or engages with Lucien Goldmann s As an American student of non Western religions, I am struck by the parallels one can draw between this book and de Certeau s Practice of Everyday Life, between Foucault early and later and Bourdieu And Benjamins Theses when he starts to wax poetic about death and such But I m curious about what someoneinterested in a the Early Modern pd in France and b History of Religions of 20th c France might get out of this book I.e., someone who reads or engages with Lucien Goldmann s The Hidden God, the annales school, and those historians of the medieval and early modern that succeed them.The book, predictably enough, is written at both a high level of abstraction an...

  3. says:

    It s a good work, and a number of his thoughts are cutting edge He s writing just before Said, and a great many of his observations are on the verge of the soon to blossom postcolonialism inaugurated by Said It is somewhat disjointed in being a collection of his essays with some new ones , and it s rough going this is due mainly to its incredibly erudite and informed discussion of historiography connecting with a whole range of French thinkers of the mid 20th century His thesis of sorts, th It s a good work, and a number of his thoughts are cutting edge He s writing just before Said, and a great many of his observations are on the verge of the soon to blossom postcolonialism inaugurated by Said It is somewhat disjointed in being a collection of his essays with some new ones , and it s rough going this is due mainly to its incredibly erudite and informed discussion of historiography connecting with a whole range of French thinkers of the mid 20th century His thesis of sorts, that history has in many ways become replaced the scripture of modern society, has only been expanded and developed since de Certeau wrote this work Similarly, Ricoeur and Hayden White the latter writing just before de Certeau both advance the relationship between history historiography and literature fiction In a sense, it is this relationship which is foundational to literary theory in as much as theory eschews the dichotomy wherein herein rep...

  4. says:

    ever come across someone who says what you think it s so hard for me, but here is a man that does really, if this man were still alive, i d go to him and prostrate myself in front of him thus historians can write only by combining within their practise the other that moves and misleads them and the real that they can represent only through fiction i am reading this book for an essay on the myth of secularism i have wanted to write this essay for 2 years, for i realised, about 6 months int ever come across someone who says what you think it s so hard for me, but here is a man that does really, if this man were still alive, i d go to him and prostrate myself in front of him thus historians can write only by combining within their practise the other that moves and misleads them and the real that they can represent only through fiction i am reading...

  5. says:

    in French and I don t like Bookshelfs sugestion that I may like to read Hayden White indeed, both scientists Certeau and White get in search for discourse, meaning and the idea of the historical, but in a quiet different way Certeau is lucid and basic at the same time to everyone who wants to investigate the historical or is doing hostorical research read and find yourself or the absence in finding tout court oh yes, this Certeau is about abscence i.o history and how to rela in French and I don t like Bookshelfs sugestion that I may like to read Hayden White indeed, both scientists Certeau and White get in search for discourse, meaning and the idea of the historical, but in a quiet different way Certeau is lucid and basic at the same time to everyone who wants...

  6. says:

    Brilliant Dense, and but brilliant.

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