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Author Vivian, Bradford

Title Public forgetting : the rhetoric and politics of beginning again / Bradford Vivian

Publ Info University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  BF378.S65 V58 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  BF378 S65 V58 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 212 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction -- Forgetting in public life : an idiomatic history of the present -- The two rivers, past and present -- Forgetting without oblivion -- Public forgetting : alternate histories, new heuristics -- Hallowed ground, hollow memory : rhetorical form and commemorative politics on September 11, 2002 -- Historical forgetting : John W. Draper and the rhetorical dimensions of history -- Cultural forgetting : the "timeless now" of nomadic memories -- Moral and political forgetting : Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Second Inaugural -- Conclusion
LC subject Memory -- Social aspects
History -- Philosophy
Collective memory
Rhetoric
ISBN 9780271036656 (alk. paper)
0271036656 (alk. paper)
0271036664
9780271036663