Performing memory in art and popular culture / Liedeke Plate and Anneke Smelik

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Subjects: Mass media and the arts
Collective memory
Art and popular culture
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies
Routledge research in cultural and media studies
LC Classification: N, NX
Physical Description: 1 online resource (242 p.)
Alternate Titles: Print version: Plate, Liedeke Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture Hoboken : Taylor and Francis,c2013 9780415811408
Additional Authors: Plate, Liedeke
Smelik, Anneke
EBSCO Publishing (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 9781135090678 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 113509067X (electronic bk.)
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Contents: Cover; Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; 1 Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture: An Introduction; PART I Staging Memory; 2 Life or Theatre, Diary or Drama: On the Performance of Memory in the Visual Arts; 3 Multidirectional Memory and the Implicated Subject: On Sebald and Kentridge; 4 Phantom Pains: Dramatising Flemish Collaboration with Nazism; PART II Spectral Memories; 5 Memories of Catastrophes Yet to Come: New Brutalism and Thing-Memory
6 Haunted by Hunger: Images of Spectrality in Literary Recollections of the Great Irish Famine, 1850-19007 Naming the Unnamable: (De)constructing 9/11's 'Falling Man'; PART III Embodied Memories; 8 If These Walls Could Walk: Architecture as a Deformative Scenography of the Past; 9 Bodies with(out) Memories: Strategies of Re-enactment in Contemporary Dance; PART IV Mediating Memories; 10 Punctuating the Nation's Narratives: History Painting and Performativity; 11 'Forget Me Not': The Performance of Memory in Xena: Warrior Princess
12 Textures of Time: A Becoming-Memory of History in Costume FilmContributors; Bibliography; Index
Summary: 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 ""reca
OCLC Number: 836402589
ISBN/ISSN: 9781135090678
113509067X