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Nostalgia For The Modern

Author : Esra Özyürek
ISBN : 0822338955
Genre : History
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An ethnographic analysis of the ways that, during the 1990s, Turkish citizens began to express nostalgia for the secularist and nationalist foundations of the Turkish Republic.

Modern Nostalgia Siegfried Sassoon Trauma And The Second World War

Author : Robert Hemmings
ISBN : 9780748633074
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book explores Siegfried Sassoon's writing of the twenties, thirties and forties, demonstrating the connections between trauma and nostalgia in a culture saturated with the anxieties of war.Informed by the texts of Freud, W.H.R. Rivers and other psychological writers of the early twentieth century, as well as contemporary theorists of nostalgia and trauma, this book examines the pathology of nostalgia conveyed in Sassoon's unpublished poems, letters and journals, together with his published work. It situates his ongoing anxiety about 'Englishness', modernity, and his relation to modernist aesthetics, within the context of other literary responses to the legacy of war, and the threat of war's return, by writers including Edmund Blunden, Robert Graves and T. E. Lawrence.

Recovering Lost Species In The Modern Age

Author : Dolly Jørgensen
ISBN : 9780262537810
Genre : Nature
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A groundbreaking study of how emotions motivate attempts to counter species loss. This groundbreaking book brings together environmental history and the history of emotions to examine the motivations behind species conservation actions. In Recovering Lost Species in the Modern Age, Dolly Jørgensen uses the environmental histories of reintroduction, rewilding, and resurrection to view the modern conservation paradigm of the recovery of nature as an emotionally charged practice. Jørgensen argues that the recovery of nature—identifying that something is lost and then going out to find it and bring it back—is a nostalgic practice that looks to a historical past and relies on the concept of belonging to justify future-oriented action. The recovery impulse depends on emotional responses to what is lost, particularly a longing for recovery that manifests itself in such emotions as guilt, hope, fear, and grief. Jørgensen explains why emotional frameworks matter deeply—both for how people understand nature theoretically and how they interact with it physically. The identification of what belongs (the lost nature) and our longing (the emotional attachment to it) in the present will affect how environmental restoration practices are carried out in the future. A sustainable future will depend on questioning how and why belonging and longing factor into the choices we make about what to recover.

Nostalgia For The Future

Author : Luigi Nono
ISBN : 9780520291201
Genre : Music
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Nostalgia for the Future is the first collection in English of the writings and interviews of Luigi Nono (1924–1990). One of the most prominent figures in the development of new music after World War II, he is renowned for both his compositions and his utopian views. His many essays and lectures reveal an artist at the center of the analytical, theoretical, critical, and political debates of the time. This selection of Nono’s most significant essays, articles, and interviews covers his entire career (1948–1989), faithfully mirroring the interests, orientations, continuities, and fractures of a complex and unique personality. His writings illuminate his intensive involvements with theatre, painting, literature, politics, science, and even mysticism. Nono’s words make vividly evident his restless quest for the transformative possibilities of a radical musical experience, one that is at the same time profoundly engaged with its performers and spaces, its audiences, and its human and social motivations and ramifications.

Modern Nostalgia

Author : Anna Kasabian
ISBN : 1564968103
Genre : House & Home
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Mixing personal treasures and modern style.

Postmodern Moments In Modern Economics

Author : David F. Ruccio
ISBN : 9780691171005
Genre : Business & Economics
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Of all the areas of contemporary thought, economics seems the most resistant to the destabilizing effects of postmodernism. Yet, David Ruccio and Jack Amariglio argue that one can detect, within the diverse schools of thought that comprise the discipline of economics, "moments" that defy the modernist ideas to which many economists and methodologists remain wedded. This is the first book to document the existence and to explore the implications of the postmodern moments in modern economics. Ruccio and Amariglio begin with a powerful argument for the general relevance of postmodernism to contemporary economic thought. They then conduct a series of case studies in six key areas of economics. From the idea of the "multiple self" and notions of uncertainty and information, through market anomalies and competing concepts of value, to analytical distinctions based on gender and academic standing, economics is revealed as defying the modernist frame of a singular science. The authors conclude by showing how economic theory would change if the postmodern elements were allowed to flourish. A work of daring analysis sure to be vigorously debated, Postmodern Moments in Modern Economics is both accessible and relevant to all readers concerned about the modernist straightjacket that has been imposed on the way economics is thought about and practiced in the world today.

Modern Nostalgia

Author : Robert Hemmings
ISBN : 9780748633067
Genre : Fiction
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Explores Siegfried Sassoon's writing of the twenties, thirties and forties, demonstrating the connections between trauma and nostalgia in a culture saturated with the anxieties of war. This book examines the pathology of nostalgia conveyed in Sassoon's poems, letters and journals, together with his work.

Nostalgia For Modernity

Author : Jennifer Hepzibah Munger
ISBN : WISC:89106360167
Genre : Indonesia
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Travels Of Possessed Women On The Brink Of Memory Embodied Faith Nostalgia And Fear In Modern Japan

Author : Mukund Subramanian
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026293022
Genre : Aomori-ken (Japan)
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Nostalgia Or Perversion?

Author : Isabella van Elferen
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124020285
Genre : Music
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Nostalgia or Perversion? Gothic Rewriting from the Eighteenth Century until the Present Day presents an interdisciplinary approach to an important aspect of Gothic texts, films, and music: that of rewriting. From the eighteenth-century Gothic novel to present-day vampire films and Goth music, the genre is characterised by its nostalgic reflection on past worlds, narratives, and identities. Gothic nostalgia is often accompanied by a transgressive drive, resulting in perversions of the rewritten past-the modern vampire is no longer embodied evil but an attractive dandy, while Goth subcultures reflect on Victorian aesthetics but pervert them by adding fetishist elements. Gothic nostalgia transforms the past, turning it upside down, foregrounding its background, and corrupting its order. In this volume an international group of philosophy, literature, film, and music scholars investigates the instrumental role of nostalgia and perversion in the Gothic's rewriting of the past. If elements of both nostalgia and perversion are operative in Gothic rewriting, how are they connected? How do they play out in differing media? How do they change audiences' views on the relationships between binaries such as past and present, other and self, and norm and deviation? Nostalgia or Perversion brings together the early Gothic novel, present-day female and black Gothic literature, Goth subculture and music, and the imagery of horror films and comic books, thus broadening the definition of 'Gothic' from a literary genre to a gesture of pervasive cultural criticism. The interdisciplinary analysis of nostalgia and perversion in Gothic rewriting uncovers wholly new insights into the artistic and social functions of the Gothic, making the volume useful to both scholars and students. As the essays reflect on academic as well as popular texts and media, it is also accessible to general readers. Nostalgia or Perversion provides a sophisticated analysis of how the Gothic radically rewrites the past, not as nostalgia but as a calculated act of transgression. The past and how its reconstructions break down the boundaries between real and unreal, and normal and abnormal, is examined across a range of different media, including novels, films, comic books, television and music. The essays in this collection also address how this issue shapes Gothic formulations of race, sexuality, and gender. Both ambitious in scope and focused and rigorous in its analysis, this book provides a critically important re-evaluation of the Gothic tradition. -Andrew Smith, University of Glamorgan (UK).

The Passing Of The Modern Age

Author : John Lukacs
ISBN : UVA:X000511265
Genre : Civilization
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The Modern Reader S Anthology

Author : John Beecroft
ISBN : UVA:X001234026
Genre : American literature
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Modern Chinese Literature And Culture

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ISBN : IND:30000125388607
Genre : Arts, Chinese
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Modern Turkish Architecture

Author : Renata Holod
ISBN : UOM:39015070129492
Genre : Architecture
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Secret Recipes For The Modern Wife

Author : Nava Atlas
ISBN : UCSD:31822035082551
Genre : Cooking
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A tongue-in-cheek primer to modern marriage, written in the guise of a 1950s cookbook, shares a variety of "recipes" for such fare as Incredibly Expensive Skirt Steak, Control Freak Cookies, and Beans 'n Weenies of Sexual Tension, in a whimsical reference that is complemented by retro-style art. Original.

New Oxford History Of Music The Modern Age 1890 1960

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Genre : Music
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Roots Of Modern Latin American Architecture

Author : Eduardo Tejeira-Davis
ISBN : UOM:39015017005235
Genre : Architecture
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Modern Arts Criticism

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Genre : Art criticism
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Paradoxes In The Modern Family

Author : Milton R. Sapirstein
ISBN : CORNELL:31924062816628
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The Modernity Of English Art 1914 30

Author : David Peters Corbett
ISBN : UOM:39015047442937
Genre : Art
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This ground-breaking book re-conceptualises the history of English painting from 1914 to the end of the 1920s. Whereas most accounts of the period have tended to see English art as marked by a tension between the native tradition and Modernism.

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