Cultural Amnesia (book)

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Cultural Amnesia
CulturalAmnesia.jpg
First edition (UK)
Author Clive James
Cover artist Peter Behrens
Subject essays
Published 2007 (MacMillan UK)
Media type hardcover
Pages 876

Cultural Amnesia is a book of biographical essays by Clive James, first published in 2007. The U.K. title, published by MacMillan, is Cultural Amnesia: Notes in the Margin of My Time, while the U.S. title, published by W.W. Norton, is Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories From History and the Arts.[1][2] The cover illustration was adapted from a work by German Modernist designer Peter Behrens.

Contents[edit]

The book is a series of essays on people James has been fascinated by, most of them from the 20th century. The chapters are in alphabetical order of the subject's name, as follows:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schillinger, Liesl (8 April 2007). "What Kind of Car Is a Ford Madox Ford?". The New York Times. Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Amnesia". The Australian. 12 May 2007. Retrieved 11 July 2010. 

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