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Oblivion

by Marc Auge

Oblivion Synopsis

In what he characterizes as a small treatise on time, Aug (L' cole des Hautes tudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris) argues that oblivion is necessary both to society and to the individual, because people must know how to forget in order to taste the full flavor of the present, of the moment, and of the expectation. They must also, he says, forget the

Book Information

ISBN: 9780816635672
Publication date: 1st November 2004
Author: Marc Auge
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 112 pages
Categories: Memory,

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