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Going Nowhere, Slow : The aesthetics and politics of depression, Paperback / softback Book

Going Nowhere, Slow : The aesthetics and politics of depression Paperback / softback

Description

Using examples from art and literature, Frantzen explores the social, political and economic implications of both real and imagined depression.

Is feeling blue a symptom of the death of progress? Was the suicide of David Foster Wallace a proverbial canary in a coal mine?

Margaret Thatcher once declared that there is no alternative to the social order that we now reside within.

Have we accepted her slogan as a fact, and is that why so many are on Prozac and other anti-depressants?

Frantzen examines the works of Michel Houellebecq, Claire Fontaine and David Foster Wallace as he seeks out an answer and a way to formulate a new future oriented left movement.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: General arts
  • ISBN: 9781789042146

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