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The Resource Memorial mania : public feeling in America, Erika Doss

Memorial mania : public feeling in America, Erika Doss

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Memorial mania : public feeling in America
Title
Memorial mania
Title remainder
public feeling in America
Statement of responsibility
Erika Doss
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Statue mania to memorial mania: scope of the subject -- Grief: temporary memorials and contemporary modes of mourning -- Fear: terrorism memorials and security narratives -- Gratitude: memorializing World War II and the "greatest generation" -- Shame: Duluth's lynching memorial and issues of national morality -- Anger: contesting American identity in contemporary memorial culture
  • In the past few decades, thousands of new memorials to executed witches, victims of terrorism, and dead astronauts, along with those that pay tribute to civil rights, organ donors, and the end of Communism have dotted the American landscape. Equally ubiquitous, though until now less the subject of serious inquiry, are temporary memorials: spontaneous offerings of flowers and candles that materialize at sites of tragic and traumatic death. In Memorial Mania, Erika Doss argues that these memorials underscore our obsession with issues of memory and history, and the urgent desire to express<U+0127> �and claim<U+0127> �those issues in visibly public contexts --
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Doss, Erika Lee
Dewey number
355.160973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McGhie, Isaac
  • Clayton, Elias
  • Jackson, Elmer
  • Monuments
  • War memorials
  • Collective memory
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Victims of terrorism
  • Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial (Duluth, Minn.)
Label
Memorial mania : public feeling in America, Erika Doss
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
FIEb17490704
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 458 pages
Isbn
9780226159416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)758326843
Label
Memorial mania : public feeling in America, Erika Doss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
FIEb17490704
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 458 pages
Isbn
9780226159416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)758326843

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