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Autobiographical Memory and Contemporary Fiction

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Blogs, YouTube, Facebook and phone apps have changed the way we share our lives, leading to an explosion in the telling of life stories. Alice Hall, from the University of York, explores our changing perceptions of what memory and memoir mean and looks at the way the language of modern fiction has tried to reflect this shift.

Producer: Luke Mulhall.

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15 minutes

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Tue 5 Nov 2013 22:45

Free Thinking Festival 2014: The Limits of Knowledge

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Free Thinking Festival 2013

Sir Michael Marmot delivering the Free Thinking lecture

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