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    DescriptionCombining 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.


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    Title
    The Future of Nostalgia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Svetlana Boym
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 880 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780465007080
    ISBN 10: 0465007082
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
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    DC22: 909.82
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    Edition statement
    First Trade Paper ed
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    BASIC BOOKS
    Publication date
    28 March 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    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.