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The Resource Prosthetic memory : the transformation of American remembrance in the age of mass culture, Alison Landsberg, (electronic resource)

Prosthetic memory : the transformation of American remembrance in the age of mass culture, Alison Landsberg, (electronic resource)

Label
Prosthetic memory : the transformation of American remembrance in the age of mass culture
Title
Prosthetic memory
Title remainder
the transformation of American remembrance in the age of mass culture
Statement of responsibility
Alison Landsberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Prosthetic Memory argues that mass cultural forms such as cinema and television in fact contain the still-unrealized potential for a progressive politics based on empathy for the historical experiences of others. The technologies of mass culture make it possible for anyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, or gender, to share collective memories -- to assimilate as deeply felt personal experiences historical events through which they themselves did not live
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Landsberg, Alison
Dewey number
306/.0973/09049
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular culture
  • Mass media
  • Community life
  • Memory
  • Memory
  • Mass media
  • Political culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Prosthetic memory : the transformation of American remembrance in the age of mass culture, Alison Landsberg, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-207) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Memory, modernity, mass culture. -- Prosthetic memory. -- The prosthetic imagination: immigration narratives and the "melting down" of difference. -- Remembering slavery: childhood, desire, and the interpellative power of the past. -- America, the Holocaust, and the mass culture of memory: the "object" of remembering. -- Epilogue: Toward a radical practice of memory
Control code
ocn216947075
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 215 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231129268
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)216947075
Label
Prosthetic memory : the transformation of American remembrance in the age of mass culture, Alison Landsberg, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-207) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Memory, modernity, mass culture. -- Prosthetic memory. -- The prosthetic imagination: immigration narratives and the "melting down" of difference. -- Remembering slavery: childhood, desire, and the interpellative power of the past. -- America, the Holocaust, and the mass culture of memory: the "object" of remembering. -- Epilogue: Toward a radical practice of memory
Control code
ocn216947075
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 215 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231129268
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)216947075

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