Daydream Archive

  • Felicity CallardEmail author
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Felicity Callard’s interest in the long history of research into daydreaming, fantasy and reverie, and the ways in which this subterranean tradition might productively complicate contemporary cognitive scientific investigations of mind wandering, has been a significant focus of her work for Hubbub. In this chapter, she conjures up an imaginary archive of the daydream, as yet dispersed across disciplinary fields and points in time and space, alludes to some of its heterogeneous contents, and asks what the power of such an archive-to-come might be.


Digression Fantasy History of psychology History of the human sciences Mind wandering 

Further Reading

  1. Crary, Jonathan. Suspensions of Perception: Attention, Spectacle, and Modern Culture. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1999.Google Scholar
  2. Lofgren, Orvar, and Ehn, Billy. The Secret World of Doing Nothing. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 2010.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Durham UniversityDurhamUnited Kingdom

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