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Gorbunova O. V. Mechanisms of Memory in «Nothing to be Frightened of» by Julian Barnes. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Philology. Journalism, 2011, vol. 11, iss. 4, pp. 106-111. DOI:

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Mechanisms of Memory in «Nothing to be Frightened of» by Julian Barnes

The article studies the autobiographical book by Julian Barnes, the contemporary English postmodernist writer, where his personal memories illustrate the illusive nature of memory and its limits, revealing such mechanisms of memory as subjective interpretation, forgetting and imagining.


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