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TitleCultural memory and Western civilization : functions, media, archives
Author Aleida Assmann
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
Edition 1st English ed
Descript xii, 410 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


Introduction -- Part I. Functions: 1. Memory as ars and vis; 2. The secularization of memory: memoria, fama, historia; 3. The battle of memories in Shakespeare's histories; 4. Wordsworth and the wound of time; 5. Memory boxes; 6. Function and storage: two modes of memory -- Part II. Media: 7. Metaphors, models, and media of memory; 8. Writing; 9. Image; 10. Body; 11. Places -- Part III. Storage: 12. Archives; 13. Permanence, decay, residue: problems of conversation and the ecology of culture; 14. Memory simulations in the wasteland of forgetfulness: installations by modern artists; 15. Memory as 'leidschatz'; 16. Beyond the archive -- Conclusion: arts of memory

European literature -- History and criticism Memory in literature Memory (Philosophy) Technology and civilization

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