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Title Moment to monument : the making and unmaking of cultural significance / Ladina Bezzola Lambert, Andrea Ochsner (eds.) ; in collaboration with Regula Hohl Trillini, Jennifer Jermann and Markus Marti
Published Bielefeld : Transcript ; New Brunswick, NJ : Distributed in North America by Transaction Publishers, [2009]


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Description 227 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Series Cultural studies ; v. 32
Cultural studies (Transcript) ; v. 32
Contents Contents note continued: NOUR DADOS -- The burden of the moment: Photography's inherent monumentalizing effect -- PETER BURLEIGH -- Coyote in the land of culture industry: Robert Crumb and popular cultural memory -- NICOLA GLAUBITZ -- Canons, orthodoxies, ghosts and dead statues -- DAVID MORLEY
Machine generated contents note: Texts, monuments and the desire for immortality -- ANDREW HUI -- "Plunging into nothingness": The politics of cultural memory -- ALEIDA ASSMANN -- A monumental inscription: The transcultural heritage of Swift's epitaph -- PÉTER DÁVIDHÁZI -- Monuments and memorials: Byron and Wordsworth in post-Napoleonic Switzerland -- PATRICK VINCENT -- "Monumental mockery": Does a three-text edition of Hamlet threaten the play's canonicity? -- ANN THOMPSON -- How the West was won: J.M. Coetzee and postcolonial canons -- LILY SAINT -- "We the people": The U.S. Government's recent recruitment of literature for nation building -- LISBETH FUISZ -- Under the blue bottle: Habsburg nostalgia in post-Soviet L'viv -- IHOR JUNYK -- Monumentalizing the Twin Towers: Memory and garbage in the global city -- CHRISTOPH LINDNER -- Hurricane Katrina and the arts of remembrance -- BENJAMIN MORRIS -- Revisiting Martyrs' Square...again: Absence and presence in cultural memory --
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Arts and society.
Collective memory.
Cultural property.
Author Lambert, Ladina Bezzola.
Ochsner, Andrea.
ISBN 9783899429626 (paperback)