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A Primer for Forgetting: Getting Past the Past - Lewis Hyde
A Primer for Forgetting: Getting Past the Past - Lewis Hyde
 
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We live in a culture that prizes memory. But what if forgetfulness were seens not as something to fear, but rather as a blessing, a balm, a path to peace and rebirth? This book forges a new vision of forgetfulness by assembling fragments of art and writing from the ancient world to the modern, weighing the potential boons amnesia might offer the present moment as a creative and political force. It also turns inward, using the author's life and memory as canvases upon which to extol the virtues of a concept too long perceived as an evil.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. Hardcover, 372 pp.

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