Toward A Poetics of the Archive Introduction

Voss, Paul J.; Werner, Marta L.
March 1999
Studies in the Literary Imagination;Spring99, Vol. 32 Issue 1, pi
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Offers a look at archives. Archive as both a physical site and an imaginative site; Why an account of the archive cannot fail to acknowledge the paradoxical logic by which it runs; Architecture of the archive; History of the archive.


Related Articles

  • Activating the archive: rethinking the role of traditional archives for local activist projects. Buchanan, Alexandrina; Bastian, Michelle // Archival Science;Dec2015, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p429 

    This article explores the way archival material has the potential to become a core component of activism, through an evaluation of an AHRC-funded collaborative research project on the histories and futures of local food in Liverpool. 'Memories of Mr Seel's Garden: exploring past and future food...

  • Bir Osmanlı Bürokrat Ailesi: Keçecizadelerden Salih Efendi. Batur, Atilla // Journal of Academic Studies;May-Jul2006, Vol. 8 Issue 29, p71 

    Ottoman archive documents provide evidence-based information about the biographies of individuals who worked in government offices as well as about people being awarded or punished daring their life time. As these types of information can be verified by library records, they can sometimes be...

  • The National Archives Announces Results of "The People's Vote"  // Perspectives;Jan2004, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p22 

    Discusses the outcome of the initiative entitled "The People's Vote: 100 Documents that Shaped America," held in December 2003. Organizers and sponsors; Documents that received the most votes; Number of Americans who participated in the exercise.

  • The Marvels Done. Davies, Matthew // IASA Journal;Jul2004, Issue 23, p57 

    The article focuses on the role of memory in society. The idea that archives represent the memory of society has currency in the archival community, and is demonstrated in real institutions and structures such as the Memory of the Worldregister. This idea is also seen in fictional accounts, from...

  • Using Common Records to Overcome "Same Name" Problems. Hait, Michael // Family Chronicle;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p13 

    The article presents a genealogy case study which highlights the difficulty of establishing the identity of individuals having the same name, through available records. It stresses the importance of gathering all relevant records. It demonstrates the use of common identifiers such as age,...

  • Non-destructive research in archaeology. Biró, K. T. // Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry;Aug2005, Vol. 265 Issue 2, p235 

    There is a growing interest in the application of scientific-physical, chemical etc. methods in archaeology. This is partly due to the fact that classical archaeology, based upon the form, style, decoration of the objects has reached its limits, to obtain new result and, the integration of other...

  • Practical Tips for Working in Archives. Nickerson, Janice // Family Chronicle;Feb2009, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p29 

    The article provides tips in making research genealogical trips efficient, effective and enjoyable. First suggestion given is to prepare ahead of time by researching on the schedule of the places to be visited including making notes of the questions that will be asked. Dressing up in an attire...

  • THE HERSCHEL ARCHIVE IN ELECTRONIC FORMATS. Hoskin, Michael // Journal for the History of Astronomy;May2005, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p248 

    Focuses on the Herschel archive in electronic formats. Hospitality offered to the archives of the Royal Astronomical Society and to J. A. Bennett, who had a two-year contract to sort and catalogue them; Papers contained in the Society's holdings; Availability of the archive.

  • Analyze Your Writing with StoryToolz. Alzo, Lisa A. // Internet Genealogy;Jun/Jul2014, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p8 

    The article offers information on the free online author-centric tools offered at Storytoolz for family historians. Topics covered include the Story Idea Generator icon, the different random conflicts that users will receive by using the Random Conflict Generator, and how the story idea...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics