Media, Memory, and the First World War

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 334 pages
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Of interest to historians, classicists, media and digital theorists, literary scholars, museologists, and archivists, Media, Memory, and the First World War is a comparative study that shows how the dominant mode of communication in a popular culture - from oral traditions to digital media - shapes the structure of memory within that culture.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
MEMORY AND MEDIA
15
CLASSICAL MEMORY ORALITY AND LITERACY
51
THE END OF THE BOOK AND THE BEGINNING OF CINEMA
101
PHOTOPLAY SEEING TIME AND HEARING RELATIVITY
159
VIRTUAL PRESENCES HISTORY IN THE ELECTRONIC AGE
203
Conclusion
269
Notes
285
Works Cited
297
Index
307
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David Williams is professor of English, St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba.

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