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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 November 2014) 10 (3): 420–423.
Published: 01 November 2014
... “left melancholia,” whereby the Left looks back on times when it had a coherent ideology and a party and essentially knew what it was doing. In the second part of his book, he sets out his optimistic theory of resistance and suggests that, because the Greeks have hit rock bottom, they have realized the...
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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 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
... the leading proponents of Brexit. In the Leave.EU campaign, a similarly 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...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
... .” 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.) 2004 . Cities, War and Terrorism...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... . Anti-Capitalism and Culture: Radical Theory and Popular Culture . Oxford : Berg . Gilroy Paul 2004 . After Empire: Melancholia or Convivial Culture . London : Routledge . Gitlin Todd 2003 . The Whole World Is Watching: Mass Media in the Making and the Unmaking of the New...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 289–303.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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 nostalgia might be the beginning of what Boym refers to as...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Psychoanalysis, and Melancholia .” Theory and Event 13 ( 1 ). De la Durantaye Leland . 2009 . Giorgio Agamben: A Critical Introduction . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Deleuze Gilles Guattari Félix . 2004 . Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia . London...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 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 spans this spectrum from grief to mourning but omits any consideration of shame as a philosophical...
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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...