Cultural Amnesia (book)
First edition (UK)
|Cover artist||Peter Behrens|
|Published||2007 (MacMillan UK)|
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. The cover illustration was adapted from a work by German Modernist designer Peter Behrens.
The book is a series of essays on 106 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:
- Cultural Amnesia on Clive James' official website
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