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By Alexandre Dessingué,Jay M. Winter

ISBN-10: 1138826472

ISBN-13: 9781138826472

Beyond reminiscence: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance analyses the difficult connections among silence, acts of remembrance and acts of forgetting, and relates the subject of silence to the overseas study box of Cultural reminiscence stories. It engages with the newest paintings within the box by means of viewing silence as a therapy to the normally binary method of our figuring out of remembering and forgetting.

The overseas crew of participants study case reviews from colonialism, warfare, politics and slavery from around the globe, in addition to drawing examples from literature, philosophy and websites of reminiscence to attract 3 major conclusions. to start with, that the connection among remembering and forgetting is relational instead of ‘hermetic’, and the distance among the 2 is usually occupied via silence. Secondly, silence is a strength in itself, in a position to stimulating roughly remembrance. ultimately, that silence is an important and key point within the interplay among the human brain and the ‘outer world’, and allows humans to problem their knowing of artwork, track, literature, background and reminiscence.

With an creation by means of the editors discussing reminiscence reviews, and concluding feedback by means of Astrid Erll, this assortment demonstrates that attractiveness and attention of silence as having either a performative and aesthetic size is a vital part of heritage and reminiscence experiences.

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