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

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Mary Carruthers s classic study of the training and uses of memory for a variety of purposes in European cultures during the Middle Ages has fundamentally changed the way scholars understand medieval culture. This fully revised and updated second edition considers afresh all the material and conclusions of the first. While responding to new directions in research inspired by the original, this new edition devotes much more attention to the role of trained memory in composition, whether of literature, music, architecture, or ...

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

ISBN-13: 9780521716314

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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, England

ISBN-13: 9780521382823

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