Maandelijks archief: november 2015

Wheelchairs and prosthetic memory

The third proposition to my thesis is probably the hardest to defend, but it’s also one of my favorites. FDR was wheelchair-bound, as most people nowadays are aware. This is not something US members of the public would have known … Lees verder

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Self-fashioning and Autofabrication

In 1980 literary critic and new historicist Stephen Greenblatt introduced the term “self-fashioning” in his book Renaissance Self-fashioning – From More to Shakespeare, to analyze how identities (selves) came to be more or less consciously produced (fashioned) in the sixteenth … Lees verder

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FDR on the Ground in the US American Landscape

I guess that every politician, and very many others, think about and plan for how they will be remembered. Augustus did so by issuing coins with his portrait, Louis XIV had many statues and paintings of himself disseminated in seventeenth … Lees verder

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#Tweetprop

For months now, I have been looking for ways to use this blog, now that it is no longer a place to write-think about parts of my dissertation. Then suddenly Rolf Hut (@rolfhut) suggested to me – by way of … Lees verder

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