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The future of nostalgia

By: Boym, Svetlana.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Basic Books 2001Description: xix, 404 p. Includes references and index.ISBN: 9780465007080.Subject(s): Memory - Social aspects | Nostalgia in literature | Post-communism - Social aspects | Biography | National characteristics | Identity - PsychologyDDC classification: 909.82 Summary: Combining personal memoir, philosophical essay, and historical analysis, Svetlana Boym explores the spaces of collective nostalgia that connect national biography and personal self-fashioning in the twenty-first century. She guides us through the ruins and construction sites of post-communist cities–St. Petersburg, Moscow, Berlin, and Prague–and the imagined homelands of exiles-Benjamin, Nabokov, Mandelstam, and Brodsky. From Jurassic Park to the Totalitarian Sculpture Garden, Boym unravels the threads of this global epidemic of longing and its antidotes. https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/svetlana-boym/the-future-of-nostalgia/9780465007080/
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Combining personal memoir, philosophical essay, and historical analysis, Svetlana Boym explores the spaces of collective nostalgia that connect national biography and personal self-fashioning in the twenty-first century. She guides us through the ruins and construction sites of post-communist cities–St. Petersburg, Moscow, Berlin, and Prague–and the imagined homelands of exiles-Benjamin, Nabokov, Mandelstam, and Brodsky. From Jurassic Park to the Totalitarian Sculpture Garden, Boym unravels the threads of this global epidemic of longing and its antidotes.

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