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Marina Warner

This seminar will explore the notion of sanctuary and the imaginative recovery of home through the
tropes of place-making, ritual, myth and mnemonic object.

Suggested Reading

Caroline Bergvall, Drift (2014)

James Crawford, The Edge of the Plain: How Borders Make and Break our World (2022)

Maurice Halbwachs, On Collective Memory (1925)

Kazuo Ishiguro, Klara and the Sun (1921)

Rebecca Solnit, Infinite City (2010)

Susan Stewart, On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection (1984)

Lyndsey Stonebridge, Placeless People (2018)

Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Mein Leben (2009)

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