Cultures of Forgery: Making Nations, Making Selves / Edition 1

Cultures of Forgery: Making Nations, Making Selves / Edition 1

by Judith Ryan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415968313

ISBN-13: 9780415968317

Pub. Date: 08/19/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Eleven notable scholars offer essays that ask how forgery has shaped modern culture and challenged our understandings of authorship and value.  See more details below

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Eleven notable scholars offer essays that ask how forgery has shaped modern culture and challenged our understandings of authorship and value.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415968317
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/19/2003
Series:
CultureWork: A Book Series from the Center for Literacy and Cultural Studies at Harvard Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
1Forging Truth in Medieval England3
2Forging a Past: The Sibylline Books and the Making of Rome15
3Forging Czechs: The Reinvention of National Identity in the Bohemian Lands29
4Eclectic Fabrication: St. Petersburg and the Problem of Imperial Architectural Style53
5The Blankness of Dali, or Forging Catalonia79
6The Art of Forging Music and Musicians: Of Lighthearted Musicologists, Ambitious Performers, Narrow-Minded Brothers, and Creative Aristocrats111
7Jean-Etienne Liotard's Envelopes of Self127
8Wrestling with Representation: Reforging Images of the Artist and Art in the Russian Avant-Garde145
9After the "Death of the Author": The Fabrication of Helen Demidenko169
10Facts, Writing, and Problems of Memory in Memoir: The Wilkomirski Case187
11The Fascination of a Fake: The Hitler Diaries199
Contributors213
Index217

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