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Cultural Memory and Western Civilization
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Aleida Assmann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-14 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Cultures invest great efforts into creating a long-term memory on the basis of oral transmission, media technology, and institutional frameworks. This book provides an introduction to the concept of cultural memory, focusing on the "arts" of its construction, particularly various media such as writing, images, bodily practices, places, and monuments.
Cultural Memory and Western Civilization
Language: en
Pages: 410
Authors: Aleida Assmann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-14 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book provides an introduction to the concept of cultural memory, offering a comprehensive overview of its history, forms and functions.
Mediating Cultural Memory in Britain and Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 299
Authors: Leith Davis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The first book to analyze the interplay of cultural memory, politics and the changing media ecology of early eighteenth-century Britain.
Fact and Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Albrecht Koschorke
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-23 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

How can we develop a cultural theory starting with the basic insight that human beings are "storytelling animals"? Within literary studies, narratology is a highly developed field. However, literary historians have not paid much attention to the large and small stories abounding in everyday discourse, guiding all kinds of social
Reading Mark's Gospel as a Text from Collective Memory
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Sandra Huebenthal
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-28 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

How did the Gospel of Mark come to exist? And how was the memory of Jesus shaped by the experiences of the earliest Christians? For centuries, biblical scholars examined texts as history, literature, theology, or even as story. Curiously absent, however, has been attention to processes of collective memory in