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Mapping the Hellespont with Leander and Hero: "The Swimming Lover and the Nightly Bride"

Minchin, Elizabeth

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This chapter explores through the lens of memory studies in a variety of fields the intimate relationship between the story of Hero and Leander and its setting on the Hellespont. It draws on research in cognitive and social psychology on the way in which features of the landscape serve as prompts for the recollection of other material, a study from archaeology of the phenomenology of landscape, and recent work on the operations of collective memory in a dispersed community. These observations...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/170645
DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198744771.003.0005

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