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The Future of Nostalgia

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

What happens to Old World memories in a New World order? Svetlana Boym opens up a new avenue of inquiry: the study of nostalgia.

About the Author

Svetlana Boym is a writer and Professor of Slavic and Comparative Literature at Harvard. She is the author of Common Places: Mythologies of Everyday Life in Russia and Death in Quotation Marks: Cultural Myths of the Modern Poet, as well as of short stories, plays, and a novel. She is a native of St. Petersburg, and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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ISBN:
9780465007080
Author:
Boym, Svetlana
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Author:
oym, Svetlana
Author:
B
Subject:
General
Subject:
World
Subject:
Civilization, Modern
Subject:
Memory
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Post-communism
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Identity (psychology)
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 21 oz
Age Level:
from 18

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