The Future of Nostalgia

The Future of Nostalgia

eBook - 2001
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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, Mandelstahm, and Brodsky. From Jurassic Park to the Totalitarian Sculpture Garden, Boym unravels the threads of this global epidemic of longing and its antidotes.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2001
ISBN: 9780786724871
0786724870
Call Number: EBOOK AXIS 360
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xix, 404 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill
Additional Contributors: Baker & Taylor Axis 360

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