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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 412–416.
Published: 01 November 2015
... melancholia, and chiasmus the figure of trauma. It is to such “poetics of narrative mourning” that Gana devotes the six chapters of Signifying Loss after a short but incisive preface on the stakes involved in the poetics of narrative mourning he elaborates throughout the book. In the introductory...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 July 2008
... research – which offers a space to discuss architecture without having to enumerate much of the discipline-based architectural theories. Mimesis is both imitation and individuation; it is both Medusa’s petrification and Daedalus’s animation, both a mirror and an identity, both a melancholia and an ecstasy...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 420–423.
Published: 01 November 2014
... everything to do with a form of capitalism organized in a way that lacks a social-security safety net. However, Douzinas’s picture of contemporary Greece is not hopeless. Indeed, he explains that he is an optimist who opposes what he calls “left melancholia,” whereby the Left looks back on times when it...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Prince has to exert control over his court, he is unable to discover meaning in the events that occur. Meaning continues to recede from view and the court becomes increasingly profane. Akin to Hamlet, meaning continues to escape the Prince and he plunges further into indecision, delay, and melancholia...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
... reactionary imperialist nostalgia—what Paul Gilroy (2004) accurately termed over a decade ago “postcolonial melancholia”—was energized and vitalized through pronouncements that Brexit would make Britain great again. Notably, many of the Brexit boys had expat childhoods: Arron Banks’s father made his money...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
...) . Geertz C. 2005 . “ Very bad news .” New York Review of Books , March 24, pp. 4 – 6 . Getmapping . 2004 . New York: The Photo Atlas . New York : Harper Collins . Gilroy P. 2004 . After Empire: Melancholia or Convivial Culture? London : Routledge . Graham S. (ed...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 289–303.
Published: 01 November 2018
... recognition” (2007: 10, 15–16). Reflective nostalgia “explores ways of inhabiting many places at once and imagining different time zones. It loves details, not symbols. At best, it can present an ethical and creative challenge, not merely a pretext for midnight melancholias” (13). A reflective approach to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... when we take responsibility for the loss of life that grieves us. Shame transforms the sociopsychological into the political. Without this transformation, grief is always at risk of becoming melancholia, an indulgence in the pleasure of being sad (as Victor Hugo memorably defined it). Butler's work...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... . Foucault Michel 1995 . Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison . New York : Vintage Books . Gilbert Jeremy 2008 . Anti-Capitalism and Culture: Radical Theory and Popular Culture . Oxford : Berg . Gilroy Paul 2004 . After Empire: Melancholia or Convivial Culture...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... But it is significant, too, that it is the melancholic dimension of Tanpınar's sensibility that Pamuk is particularly drawn to. Significant, in the contemporary Istanbul context, that this disposition of urban melancholia is one to which Orhan Pamuk is now presenting himself as a regardful beneficiary...