Threads and traces true false fictive carlo ginzburg univ of california press sep 2 2012 history 336 pages 0 reviews carlo ginzburg weaves a spell binding web of learning and surprises as he explores the question of truth in history and fiction and his own multiple engagement with the past. Threads and traces true false fictive threads and traces true false fictive by finally precisely because the essays in threads and traces are so far removed from issues of oral history per se they can help us to see oral history in an expanded context in the united states at least discussions of oral history have tended to proffer . Threads and traces true false fictive by carlo ginzburg author anne c tedeschi translator john tedeschi translator whether dealing with montaignes cannibals italian shamans or anti semitic forgeries threads and traces is a powerful and moving statement of the stakes in historical knowledge from one of our greatest . Threads and traces true false fictive by carlo ginzburg berkeley university of california press 2012 328 pp 2995 there is no such weakness in this case even though ginzburgs title threads and traces like his introduction makes only the most modest of claims as to how well these fifteen chapters fit together. 1 today for some people words such astruthandrealityhave become impossible to utter unless they are set off by quotation marks written out or mimed this ritual gesture common in american academic circles even before becoming a fairly standard practice was meant to exorcise the specter of a thoughtless positivism the attitude of those who hold that reality is knowable directly without
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