Art and the Performance of Memory

Sounds and Gestures of Recollection

Edited by Richard Cándida Smith

© 2004 – Routledge

304 pages

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Paperback: 9780415513944
pub: 2011-11-29
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pub: 2002-06-27
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About the Book

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.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

New International Debates

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural