Available e-book formats: PDF
With contributions by
Sara Tanderup Linkis Ragnhild Evang Reinton, Asbjørn Grønstad, Jorunn S. Gjerden, Svend Erik Larsen, Anders Kristian Strand, Lars Sætre, Henrik Gustafsson, Pieter Vermeulen, Susana Onega, Hans Lauge Hansen, Randi Koppen, Thomas Hill, Helle Håkonsen, Tone Selboe, Patrizia Lombardo, Julien Zanetta, Anders M. Gullestad og Mads Rosendahl Thomsen
More about the book
About the book
Exploring Text, Media, and Memory investigates the link between memory and media by asking a series of questions pertinent to our time: How do individual and collective memories blend? How do traumatic experiences from past events and catastrophic projections of the future reveal the human condition in the epoch of frenetic technological reproduction of works of art? How is the human body tied to narrations – and why?
A group of international scholars tackle questions like these across art forms, media, and cultural history. In nineteen essays they argue that modern and contemporary literary texts and visual arts show how photography, film, tape recording, television, and internet are not just means of storing memory and information, but objects that we interact with every day – challenging static visions of places and the linear notions of past, present and future.
Table of contents
About the Press
This is us
The Press publishes scientific literature and more mainstream publications such as the series Reflections. All books share a strong scholarly base.
The most important task of the Press is to disseminate and make known the results of scientific research at Aarhus University, but the Press also publishes scientific work from other institutions.