Hayden White’s definition of modernist events constitutes a challenge to historical representation, and in particular to twentieth-century historiography. In this short essay, we will try to follow White’s analysis, identify its shortcomings and propose a way forward, a set of directions through which this potentially decisive concept can be deployed by modern historiography.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Práticas da História|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
- Twentieth century
- Historical narrative