The Resource Mapping memory : visuality, affect, and embodied politics in the Americas, Kaitlin M. Murphy, (ebook)

Mapping memory : visuality, affect, and embodied politics in the Americas, Kaitlin M. Murphy, (ebook)

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Mapping memory : visuality, affect, and embodied politics in the Americas
Title
Mapping memory
Title remainder
visuality, affect, and embodied politics in the Americas
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Kaitlin M. Murphy
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Language
eng
Summary
In Mapping Memory, Kaitlin M. Murphy investigates the use of memory as a means of contemporary sociopolitical intervention. Mapping Memory focuses specifically on visual case studies, including documentary film, photography, performance, new media, and physical places of memory, from sites ranging from the Southern Cone to Central America and the U.S.-Mexican borderlands. Murphy develops new frameworks for analyzing how visual culture performs as an embodied agent of memory and witnessing, arguing that visuality is inherently performative. By analyzing the performative elements, or strategies, of visual texts-such as embodiment, reenactment, haunting, and the performance of material objects and places Murphy elucidates how memory is both anchored in and extracted from specific bodies, objects, and places. Drawing together diverse theoretical strands, Murphy originates the theory of "memory mapping," which tends to the ways in which memory is strategically deployed in order to challenge official narratives that often neglect or designate as transgressive certain memories or experiences. Ultimately, Murphy argues, memory mapping is a visual strategy to ask, and to challenge, why certain lives are rendered visible and thus grievable and others not
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Midwest
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Murphy, Kaitlin M
Dewey number
302.2/26
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Visual sociology
  • Collective memory
  • Collective memory
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adult
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Mapping memory : visuality, affect, and embodied politics in the Americas, Kaitlin M. Murphy, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780823282555
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12225465
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remote
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12225465
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MWT12225465
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Mapping memory : visuality, affect, and embodied politics in the Americas, Kaitlin M. Murphy, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823282555
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12225465
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12225465
System control number
MWT12225465
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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