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Title Cultural memory studies : an international and interdisciplinary handbook / edited by Astrid Erll, Ansgar Nünning in collaboration with Sara B. Young
Published Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 441 pages) : illustrations
Series Media and cultural memory ; 8 = Medien und kulturelle Erinnerung ; 8
Media and cultural memory ; 8
Contents Cultural memory studies: an introduction / Astrid Erll -- Loci memoriae-lieux de mémoire / Pim Den Boer -- Italian luoghi della memoria / Mario Isnenghi -- Mitteleuropa as a lieu de mémoire / Jacques le Rider -- Sites of memory in U.S.-American histories and cultures / Udo J. Hebel -- Sites of memory and the shadow of war / Jay Winter -- Memory and the history of mentalities / Alon Confino -- The invention of cultural memory / Dietrich Harth -- Canon and archive / Aleida Assmann -- Communicative and cultural memory / Jan Assmann -- Generation/generationality, generativity, and memory / Jürgen Reulecke -- Cultural memory: a European perspective / Vita Fortunati and Elena Lamberti -- Maurice Halbwachs's mémoire collective / Jean-Christophe Marcel and Laurent Mucchielli -- From collective memory to the sociology of mnemonic practices and products / Jeffrey K. Olick -- Memory in post-authoritarian societies / Andreas Langenohl -- Memory and politics / Erik Meyer -- Social forgetting: a systems-theory approach / Elena Esposito -- Memory and remembrance: a constructivist approach / Siegfried J. Schmidt -- Memory and forgetting in Paul Ricoeur's Theory of the capable self / Maureen Junker-Kenny -- Psychology, narrative, and cultural memory: past and present / Jürgen Straub -- Against the concept of cultural trauma / Wulf Kansteiner and Harald Weilnböck -- Experience and memory: imaginary futures in the past / David Middleton and Steven D. Brown -- A cognitive taxonomy of collective memories / David Manier and William Hirst -- Language and memory: social and cognitive processes / Gerald Echterhoff -- Cultural memory and the neurosciences / Hans J. Markowitsch -- Communicative memory / Harald Welzer -- Mnemonic and intertextual aspects of literature / Renate Lachmann -- Cultural memory and the literary canon / Herbert Grabes -- Life-writing, cultural memory, and literary studies / Max Saunders -- The literary representation of memory / Birgit Neumann -- The dynamics of remembrance: texts between monumentality and morphing / Ann Rigney -- The texture of memory: Holocaust memorials in history / James E. Young -- The photograph as externalization and trace / Jens Ruchatz -- Journalism's memory work / Barbie Zelizer -- Literature, film, and the mediality of cultural memory / Astrid Erll -- Memory and media cultures / Martin Zierold
Summary This handbook represents the interdisciplinary and international field of cultural memory studies for the first time in one volume. Articles by renowned international scholars offer readers a unique overview of the key concepts of cultural memory studies. The handbook not only documents current research in an unprecedented way, it also serves as a forum for bringing together approaches from areas as varied as sociology, political sciences, history, theology, literary studies, media studies, philosophy, psychology, and neurosciences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Culture.
Memory -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Erll, Astrid.
Nünning, Ansgar.
Young, Sara B.
LC no. 2008017708
ISBN 3110207265 (electronic bk.)
9783110207262 (electronic bk.)