53-74) Them in Pieria did Mnemosyne (Memory), who reigns over the hills of Eleuther, bear of union with the father, the son of Cronos, a forgetting of ills and a rest from sorrow.
But afterwards she lay with Heaven and bare deep-swirling Oceanus, Coeus and Crius and Hyperion and Iapetus, Theia and Rhea, Themis and Mnemosyne and gold-crowned Phoebe and lovely Tethys.
It is but the poisonous weeds, not the flowers, that we should root out from the garden of Mnemosyne
. Do you remember Dickens' "Haunted Man"--how he prayed for forgetfulness, and how, when his prayer was answered, he prayed for memory once more?
He left behind an avalanche of books (The Hero in Eclipse in Victorian Fiction, Machiavelli and the Elizabethans, and Mnemosyne
: The Parallel Between Literature and the Visual Arts, to name but three), and his extraordinary appreciation for the decorative arts is now memorialized in Rome's Museo Mario Praz, where his myriad collections are housed in an environment that visually parallels his 1964 decorative sermon.
Susan Hiller's parallel interest in remembering and forgetting, Mnemosyne
and Lethe, leaves us trapped between childhood and adult life, as the age-old puppet-theater conflict between Punch and Judy is terrifyingly enlarged and amplified in her video installation An Entertainment, 1990.
Under the title of "Mnemosyne
," 1991, the artists presented the archives of a fictional archaeologist and the designs of an imaginary architect.
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This is volume 345 of the Mnemosyne
Supplements series of monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature.
Among his topics are the hunger for reality, what Dante means to us, art as intellectual virtue, Mnemosyne
: mother of the arts, and still interested in the truth.
In Greek and Roman mythology, a Muse refers to any one of the goddesses, the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne
, who preside over the arts, stimulating creativity and inspiration.
(2010) is a 45-minute-long single-screen installation made for a gallery space that combines archival clips of Birmingham from the early 1960s to '80s with footage of Alaska that Akomfrah shot for a Channel 4 documentary about the Exxon Valdez disaster; The Nine Muses (2012) is a 92-minute-long feature that uses some of the same footage, but takes the opportunity to retell The Odyssey in nine chapters, some of which are filmed in Alaska, on a grander scale than Mnemosyne