Public Memory and Rhetoric Bibliography

I’ve been finishing a large project, and this is the bibliography I’ve been keeping for the parts on public memory and rhetoric. It’s for the project, so it’s not exhaustive, but I think it’s a good collection of sources for someone interested in the area.


Stack of Books on Memory

Applegarth, Risa. “Children Speaking: Agency and Public Memory in the Children’s Peace Statue Project.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 47, no. 1 (November 14, 2016): 1–25.
Blair, Carole, Greg Dickinson, and Brian L. Ott. “Introduction: Rhetoric/Memory/Place.” In Places of Public Memory: The Rhetoric of Museums and Memorials, edited by Greg. Dickinson, Carole. Blair, and Brian L. Ott, 1–54. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2010.
Blair, Carole, Marsha S. Jeppeson, and Enrico Pucci Jr. “Public Memorializing in Postmodernity: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial as Prototype.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 77, no. 3 (August 1, 1991): 263–88.
Bowker, Geoffrey C. Memory Practices in the Sciences. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005.
Brooke, Collin Gifford. “Forgetting to Be (Post)Human: Media and Memory in a Kairotic Age.” JAC 20, no. 4 (2000): 775–95.
———. Lingua Fracta: Toward a Rhetoric of New Media. Cresskill  NJ: Hampton Press, 2009.
Bruner, Michael Lane. Strategies of Remembrance : The Rhetorical Dimensions of National Identity Construction. Columbia S.C: University of South Carolina Press, 2002.
Carruthers, Mary. “Memory’s Room.” Teachers & Writers 30, no. 5 (1999): 1–4.
———. The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Carruthers, Mary, and Jan M Ziolkowski, eds. The Medieval Craft of Memory: An Anthology of Texts and Pictures. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.
Casey, Edward S. “Public Memory in Place and Time.” In Framing Public Memory, 17–44. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2004.
Cicero, Marcus Tullius., and J. S. (John Selby) Watson. Cicero on Oratory and Orators. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1970.
Connerton, Paul. How Societies Remember. Cambridge [England]; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
———. “Seven Types of Forgetting.” Memory Studies, 2008, 59–71.
Crowley, Sharon. “Modern Rhetoric and Memory.” In Rhetorical Memory and Delivery: Classical Concepts for Contemporary Composition and Communication, edited by John Frederick Reynolds, 31–44. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1993.
———. The Methodical Memory: Invention in Current-Traditional Rhetoric. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2010.
Dickinson, Greg., Carole. Blair, and Brian L. Ott, eds. Places of Public Memory: The Rhetoric of Museums and Memorials. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2010.
Douglas, Mary. How Institutions Think. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1986.
Doxtader, Erik. “Reconciliation—a Rhetorical Concept/Ion.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 89, no. 4 (November 1, 2003): 267–92.
Edwards, Janis L., Charles A. Hill, and Marguerite Helmers. “Echoes of Camelot: How Images Construct Cultural Memory through Rhetorical Framing.” In Defining Visual Rhetorics, 179–94. New York: Routledge, 2004.
Francoz, Marion Joan. “Habit as Memory Incarnate.” College English 62, no. 1 (1999): 11–29.
Halbwachs, Maurice. On collective memory. Translated by Lewis A Coser. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1992.
Hariman, Robert., and John Louis. Lucaites. No Caption Needed: Iconic Photographs, Public Culture, and Liberal Democracy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Hasian, Marouf Arif. Rhetorical Vectors of Memory in National and International Holocaust Trials. East Lansing  Mich.: Michigan State University Press, 2006.
Haskins, Ekaterina. “Between Archive and Participation: Public Memory in a Digital Age.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 37, no. 4 (October 1, 2007): 401–22.
———. “Locating Memory in an Age of Dislocation.” Journal of International and Intercultural Communication 9, no. 3 (July 2, 2016): 259–63.
Hess, Aaron. “In Digital Remembrance: Vernacular Memory and the Rhetorical Construction of Web Memorials.” Media, Culture & Society 29, no. 5 (September 1, 2007): 812–30.
Hutton, Patrick H. History as an Art of Memory. Burlington, VT: University Press of New England, 1993.
Hutton, Patrick H. “The Art of Memory Reconceived: From Rhetoric to Psychoanalysis.” Journal of the History of Ideas 48, no. 3 (1987): 371–92.
Huyssen, Andreas. Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of Memory. Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ. Press, 2003.
Irwin-Zarecka, Iwona. Frames of Remembrance: The Dynamics of Collective Memory. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1994.
Ittersum, Derek Van. “Distributing Memory: Rhetorical Work in Digital Environments.” Technical Communication Quarterly 18, no. 3 (June 9, 2009): 259–80.
Jasinski, James. “Memory.” In Sourcebook on Rhetoric, 355–63. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2001.
Kalin, Jason, and Jordan Frith. “Wearing the City: Memory P(a)laces, Smartphones, and the Rhetorical Invention of Embodied Space.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 46, no. 3 (May 2016): 222–35.
Kammen, Michael. Mystic Chords of Memory: The Transformation of Tradition in American Culture. New York: Vintage Books, 2013.
Kansteiner, Wolf. “Finding Meaning in Memory: A Methodological Critique of Collective Memory Studies.” History and Theory 41, no. 2 (May 1, 2002): 179–97.
Kenny, Michael G. “A Place for Memory: The Interface between Individual and Collective History.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 41, no. 3 (1999): 420–37.
Long, Seth. “Excavating the Memory Palace: An Account of the Disappearance of Mnemonic Imagery from English Rhetoric, 1550–1650.” Rhetoric Review 36, no. 2 (April 3, 2017): 122–38.
Mack, Katherine. “Remembering Winnie: Public Memory and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa.” In Global Memoryscapes: Contesting Remembrance in a Transnational Age, edited by G. Mitchell Reyes and Kendall R. Phillips, 133–58. Rhetoric, Culture, and Social Critique. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2011.
Murphy, John M. “‘Our Mission and Our Moment’: George W. Bush and September 11th.” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 6, no. 4 (February 3, 2004): 607–32.
Olick, Jeffrey K, Vered Vinitzky-Seroussi, and Daniel Levy. The Collective Memory Reader. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Pereira, Ângela Guimarães, Alessia Ghezzi, and Lucia Vesnić-Alujević. The Ethics of Memory in a Digital Age: Interrogating the Right to Be Forgotten, 2014.
Phillips, Kendall R. Framing Public Memory. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2004.
———. “The Failure of Memory: Reflections on Rhetoric and Public Remembrance.” Western Journal of Communication 74, no. 2 (April 1, 2010): 208–23.
Pruchnic, Jeff, and Kim Lacey. “The Future of Forgetting: Rhetoric, Memory, Affect.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 41, no. 5 (October 2011): 472–94.
Reyes, G. Mitchell, Kendall R. Phillips, and Project Muse, eds. Global Memoryscapes: Contesting Remembrance in a Transnational Age. Rhetoric, Culture, and Social Critique. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2011.
Reynolds, John Frederick. “Concepts of Memory in Contemporary Composition.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 19, no. 3 (1989): 245–52.
Roediger, Henry L., and James V. Wertsch. “Creating a New Discipline of Memory Studies.” Memory Studies 1, no. 1 (January 1, 2008): 9–22.
Sloane, Thomas O. “Memory.” Encyclopedia of Rhetoric. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Sturken, Marita. Tangled Memories : The Vietnam War, the AIDS Epidemic, and the Politics of Remembering. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1997.
Swadley, Charles R. “Remembering Memory: Reconfiguring the Fourth Canon of Classical Rhetoric,” 2008.
Veil, Shari R., Timothy L. Sellnow, and Megan Heald. “Memorializing Crisis: The Oklahoma City National Memorial as Renewal Discourse.” Journal of Applied Communication Research 39, no. 2 (May 1, 2011): 164–83.
Whittemore, Stewart. Rhetorical Memory: A Study of Technical Communication and Information Management, 2015.
Wright, Elizabethada A. “Rhetorical Spaces in Memorial Places: The Cemetery as a Rhetorical Memory Place/Space.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 35, no. 4 (September 1, 2005): 51–81.
Yates, Frances. The Art of Memory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1966.
Zerubavel, Eviatar. Time Maps: Collective Memory and the Social Shape of the Past. Chicago, IL: Chicago University Press, 2003.

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  1. Aniruddh Sharma - June 9, 2017 Reply

    Can you suggest some books for memory palace training or methods as I might not be able to read all of the books mentioned above, out of which many are about the history and the changes since then.
    Thank you.

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