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National Biography and the Arts of Memory: From Thomas Fuller to Colin Matthew

Ian Donaldson

in Mapping Lives: The Uses of Biography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263181
eISBN:
9780191734595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263181.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The arts of memory and of biography have always been closely related. For instance, the memoir, which is an act of remembrance, has a double sense: it looks at the past and to the future, selecting ... More


Conflict and Commemoration: Two Berlin Memorials

Henry W. Pickford

in The Sense of Semblance: Philosophical Analyses of Holocaust Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245406
eISBN:
9780823250776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245406.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

After first tracing differences between first generation lived experience and second and third generation transmission of knowledge of the Holocaust to justify substituting the notion of “social ... More


The Sense of Semblance: Philosophical Analyses of Holocaust Art

Henry W. Pickford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245406
eISBN:
9780823250776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245406.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Holocaust artworks intuitively must fulfill at least two criteria: artistic (lest they be merely historical documents) and historical (lest they distort the Holocaust or become merely artworks). The ... More


Rethinking Polish/Jewish relations

Bryce Lease

in After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992958
eISBN:
9781526115263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992958.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In the twentieth century the antisemitism either directed at Jews in Poland or which was more broadly at work within ideological systems was largely disavowed, deployed for political point-scoring or ... More


Visible Braille, Invisible Blindness

Georgina Kleege

in More than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604356
eISBN:
9780190604394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604356.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

The chapter analyzes the use of Braille and other tactile features in public spaces, such as elevators, and in such sites as the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial in Washington DC, and in the work of ... More


Introduction: Two Singers

Daniel Karlin

in The Figure of the Singer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199213986
eISBN:
9780191803314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199213986.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Criticism/Theory

This introduction focuses on two representations of the poet as ‘singer’: one in material form and the other in a book. More specifically, it looks at Homer, an emblematic figure of the greatest of ... More


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