- By Eric L. Santner

Stranded Objects: Mourning, Memory, and Film in Postwar Germany

  • Title: Stranded Objects: Mourning, Memory, and Film in Postwar Germany
  • Author: Eric L. Santner
  • ISBN: 9780801481628
  • Page: 187
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. "For as I have argued, when one broaches issues of mourning and melancholy one enters into a realm of psychic mechanisms beyond the pleasure principle which have to do not so much with the economy of drives as with the constitution of the self . . Paul de Man illustrates, there are dangers embedded in this postmodern revision of a thesis that was addressed to a very concrete historical situation. In order to mourn for the victims of National Socialism, the Mitscherlichs claimed, the population o [...]

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