Art and the Performance of Memory by Richard Cándida Smith
Sounds and Gestures of Recollection (Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative)

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This book investigates the role that the visual and performing arts play in our experience and understanding of the past. Expanding upon longstanding concerns in cultural history about the relation of text and image, the book highlights the distinction between enactive and cognitive memory and the implications of this for artists and their publics.
 

About Richard Cándida Smith

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Richard Candida Smith is Director of the Program in American Culture and Associate Professor of History and American Culture at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is the author of "Utopia and Dissent: Art, Poetry, and Politics in California" (California, 1995).
 
Published August 29, 2003 by Routledge. 305 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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