Déjà Vu

Repetition has a major role in human culture. In lullabies and prayers, in protests and warries: from the cradle to the grave, repetitions the companion to life’s essentials. In aonstantly revolving world there is no pureepetition. Events never repeat themselvesrecisely. This is equally true of repe...

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Main Author: Houppermans, Sjef
Other Authors: Jacobs, Jef, Kruk, Remke
Format: eBook
Language:Dutch
Published: Leiden University Press 2011
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Collection: OAPEN - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Repetition has a major role in human culture. In lullabies and prayers, in protests and warries: from the cradle to the grave, repetitions the companion to life’s essentials. In aonstantly revolving world there is no pureepetition. Events never repeat themselvesrecisely. This is equally true of repetitionn Literature and Art, where the use ofepetition is varied and frequent. How doesepetition work? And how can it be of use?éjà Vu unravels these questions in fifteenhapters ranging from film remakes andaudelaire to the offer of Abraham and Davidodge, Small World. Déjà Vu shows thatepetition has been used worldwide throughll times and cultures in visual arts, poetry,usic, literature and motion pictures.
Physical Description:336
ISBN:9789087281465