Vol. 39 No. 3 (1991)
Research Article

Namethat Past: Placenames in Autobiographical Writings

Published 1991-09-01



As discussed in two of my previous articles, placenames playa significant role in the creation of the past. In autobiographical reminiscences, both speakers and writers (with examples drawn from well-known Scots) reveal a strategic compulsiveness to evoke past places by naming them.


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