Media, Memory, and the First World War

Media, Memory, and the First World War

by David Williams
     
 

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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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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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"A brilliant book that deserves a large readership because it considers deep matters in an impressively intelligent way … This is a stunning work of imagination at so many levels - the reader is challenged by its speculative links and suggestions." Winnipeg Free Press

"A fascinating interdisciplinary approach to the construction of memory of the Great World War in diverse media. Williams' work should prove valuable to university students and professional scholars engaged in the history of memory from a variety of appr

"The author's inspiring overall argument and the thorough theoretical underpinning thereof, his in-depth analysis of cultural and media artefacts, and his creative treatment of a remarkably broad range of sources from different media and times make the re

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773539075
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
09/02/2011
Series:
McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

David Williams is professor of English, St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba, and the author of Imagined Nations: Reflections on Media in Canadian Fiction.

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