1st Edition

Art and the Performance of Memory
Sounds and Gestures of Recollection

ISBN 9780415513944
Published January 25, 2013 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

This book investigates the role that the visual and performing arts play in our experience and understanding of the past. Expanding upon longstanding concerns in cultural history about the relation of text and image, the book highlights the distinction between enactive and cognitive memory and the implications of this for artists and their publics.