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Title Performing memory in art and popular culture / edited by Liedeke Plate and Anneke Smelik
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2013
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  700.108 P4168 2013    AVAILABLE  -  30500101483579
 Ethnology Library  NX180.M3 P47 2013    AVAILABLE    30520020795267
Order cancelled for Euro-Am Studies Lib.
Descript 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Routledge research in cultural and media studies ; 48
Routledge research in cultural and media studies ; 48
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-218) and index
Performing memory in art and popular culture : an introduction / Liedeke Plate and Anneke Smelik -- Life or theatre, diary or drama : on the performance of memory in the visual arts / Lisa Saltzman -- Multidirectional memory and the implicated subject : on Sebald and Kentridge / Michael Rothberg -- Phantom pains : dramatising Flemish collaboration with Nazism / Klaas Tindemans -- Memories of catastrophes yet to come : new brutalism and thing-memory / Ben Highmore -- Haunted by hunger : images of spectrality in literary recollections of the Great Irish famine, 1850-1900 / Marguérite Corporaal -- Naming the unnamable : (de)constructing 9/11's 'Falling man' / László Munteán -- If these walls could walk : architecture as a deformative scenography of the past / Kris Pint -- Bodies with(out) memories : strategies of re-enactment in contemporary dance / Timmy de Laet -- Punctuating the nation's narratives : history painting and performativity / Louise Wolthers -- 'Forget me not' : the performance of memory in Xena : warrior princess / Wim Tigges -- Textures of time : a becoming-memory of history in costume film / Elise Wortel and Anneke Smelik
"This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this doing of memory new questions about the cultural dimensions of memory arise: How do art objects and artistic practices perform the past in the present? What is their relationship to the archive? Does the past speak in the performed past (or do we speak to it)? To what purpose do objects "recall"? And for whom do they recollect? Here authors combine a methodological focus on memory as performance with a theoretical focus on art and popular culture as practices of remembrance. The essays in the book thus analyze what is at stake in the complex processes of remembering and forgetting, of recollecting and disremembering, of amnesia and anamnesis, that make up cultural memory. "-- Provided by publisher
Subject Mass media and the arts
Collective memory
Art and popular culture
Alt Author Plate, Liedeke
Smelik, Anneke
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