The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture

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The Book of Memory is a wide-ranging and beautifully illustrated account of the workings and function of memory in medieval society. Memory was the psychological faculty valued above all others in the period stretching from late antiquity through to the Renaissance. The medieval assumption that human learning is above all based in memorative processes had profound implications for the contemporary understanding of all creative activity, and the social role of literature and art. Dr Carruthers looks at models for the ...

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The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture
2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521716314

2nd Revised edition

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The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture
2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521888202

2nd Revised edition

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The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture
1992, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521429733

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The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture
1990, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521382823

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