Waste-Site Stories: The Recycling of Memory

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Explorations in the aesthetics of waste and the material infrastructure of memory.
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Explorations in the aesthetics of waste and the material infrastructure of memory.
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The 14 essays are not modern versions of stories about ghosts, cursed landscapes, or supernatural retribution for wrongs to the environment. Rather, scholars of literature, art history, and related humanities explore semiologies and epistemologies that subtend modern notions of waste, of memory, and of recycling. A major concern is how modern and/or postmodern subjectivities contend with the global circulation of persons and cultural commodities. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780791453421
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian Neville is an independent translator and editor. He is coeditor, with Johanne Villeneuve, of La Mémoire des déchets: Essais sur la culture et la valeur du passé.

Johanne Villeneuve is Professor in the Département d'études littéraires at the Université du Québec à Montréal, where she teaches literature and film studies.

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Table of Contents

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Acknowledgments

Introduction: In Lieu of Waste
Brian Neville and Johanne Villeneuve

Part I Waste

1. Objects from the Past
David Gross

2. Waste into Heritage: Remarks on Materials in the Arts, on Memories and the Museum
Susanne Hauser

3. Art and Archive: The Dissimulation Museum
Christine Bernier

4. Beyond the Archive
Aleida Assmann

5. The Acculturation of Waste
Walter Moser

6. Agencies of Cultural Feedback: The Infrastructure ofMemory
Wolfgang Ernst

7. Being Authentic: The Ambition to Recycle
Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

Part II Site

8. Mould, Rubble, and the Validation of the Fragment in the Discourse of the Past
Stephen Bann

9. Parthenon, Nashville: From the Site of History to the Sight of Memory
Éric Méchoulan

10. Taking Lanterns for Bladders: Symbolic and Material Appropriation in the Postmodern
Wlad Godzich

11. History's Mortal Remains
Valeria Wagner

12. Photo-Resemblance
Charles Grivel

13. Utopian Legacies: Memory, Mediation, Cinema
Johanne Villeneuve

14. SCrypt: Memory Building
Gordon Bleach

Contributors

Index

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