Art Of Memory

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Routledge, Oct 8, 2013 - History - 452 pages
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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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User Review  - elenchus - LibraryThing

Yates provides a fascinating account of both how memory systems worked in Classical and Mediaeval times (including an examination of differences between those approaches); and, a consideration of how ... Read full review

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User Review  - le.vert.galant - LibraryThing

There are enough reviews here describing the contents and quality of this book. For me, the best part was the palpable sense of discovery the author conveyed as she began to see how Simonides's ... Read full review

Contents

I The Three Latin Sources for the Classical Art of Memory
1
Memory and the Soul
27
III The Art of Memory in the Middle Ages
50
IV Mediaeval Memory and the Formation of Imagery
82
V The Memory Treatises
105
The Memory Theatre of Giulio Camillo
129
VII Camillos Theatre and the Venetian Renaissance
160
VIII Lullism as an Art of Memory
173
The Secret of Seals
243
XII Conflict between Brunian and Ramist Memory
266
Last Works on Memory
287
XIV The Art of Memory and Brunos Italian Dialogues
308
XV The Theatre Memory System of Robert Fludd
320
XVI Fludds Memory Theatre and the Globe Theatre
342
XVII The Art of Memory and the Growth of Scientific Method
368
Index
390

The Secret of Shadows
199
X Ramism as an Art of Memory
231

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