The whole picture

How will our public memory of the September 11 events be formed? Do the indelible images of destruction and mayhem seen on television and in newspaper photographs suffice? Will "the mastering of reality" (to borrow critic and novelist Gabriel Josipovici’s terms) be restricted to "the compulsive repetition of gestures and clichés"?

What we need are reflective, considered voices. And plenty of them. From two archives come calls for...

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