Monument and Memory

Jonna Bornemark (Editor), Mattias Martinson (Editor), Jayne Svenungsson (Editor)

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Abstract

A century after the great war broke out, studies on politics of memory and commemoration have grown into a vast and vital academic field. This book approaches the theme "monument and memory" from architectural, literary, philosophical and theological perspectives. Drawing on diverse sources – from Augustine to Freud, from early photographs to contemporary urban monuments – the contributing authors probe the intersections between memory and trauma, past and present, monuments and memorial practices, religious and secular, remembrance and forgetfulness.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherLIT Verlag
Number of pages261
Volume1
ISBN (Print)9783643904676, 3643904673
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameNordic studies in theology
Volume1

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Philosophy, Ethics and Religion

Keywords

  • Augustine
  • religion
  • uses of history
  • mnemonics
  • trauma
  • monument
  • memory
  • Freud

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