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The Resource Warped mourning : stories of the undead in the land of the unburied, Alexander Etkind

Warped mourning : stories of the undead in the land of the unburied, Alexander Etkind

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Warped mourning : stories of the undead in the land of the unburied
Title
Warped mourning
Title remainder
stories of the undead in the land of the unburied
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Etkind
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"After Stalin's death, the Soviet Union dismantled its enormous system of terror and torture. Sixty years later, Russia remains the land of the unburied. Memorials to the victems of the gulag are inadequate, and their families have received no significant compensation. In contrast to the Nazis, who created a clear boundary between victims and perpetrators, the Soviet regime terrorized people arbitrarily. Its agents and targets were blurred, and perpetrators themselves often became victims. Though the scale of terror was comparable in Russia and Germany, their memorial cultures could not be more different. This book's premise is that late Soviet and post-Soviet culture, haunted by its past, has produced a unique set of memorial practices. Combining memory studies, psychoanalysis, and critical theory, Etkind shows how post-Soviet Russia has turned the painful process of mastering the past into an important part of its political present. From the Thaw of the 1950s through the protest movement of the 2010s, Russia's incomplete mourning for its millions of Soviet-era victims helps us understand its ongoing drama."--Back cover
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CSt/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ėtkind, Aleksandr
Dewey number
891.709/35847084
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PG3020.5.G75
LC item number
E75 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cultural memory in the present
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Russian literature
  • Grief in literature
  • Socialism and literature
  • Collective memory and literature
  • Collective memory and literature
  • Victims of state-sponsored terrorism
Label
Warped mourning : stories of the undead in the land of the unburied, Alexander Etkind
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223122301543
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (249-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mimetic and subversive -- Mourning and warning -- The parable of misrecognition -- Writing history after jail -- On tortured life and world culture -- The debt to the dead -- The cosmopolitan way -- The tale of two turns -- The hard and the soft -- Post-Soviet hauntology -- Magical historicism
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 300 pages
Isbn
9780804773928
Lccn
2012028868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022088152
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)813567776
Label
Warped mourning : stories of the undead in the land of the unburied, Alexander Etkind
Publication
Bar code
31223122301543
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (249-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mimetic and subversive -- Mourning and warning -- The parable of misrecognition -- Writing history after jail -- On tortured life and world culture -- The debt to the dead -- The cosmopolitan way -- The tale of two turns -- The hard and the soft -- Post-Soviet hauntology -- Magical historicism
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 300 pages
Isbn
9780804773928
Lccn
2012028868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022088152
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)813567776

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