Modern history

Warped Mourning: Stories of the Undead in the Land of the Unburied

Warped Mourning: Stories of the Undead in the Land of the Unburied

Haunted by its unburied past, late Soviet and post-Soviet culture has produced unique mourning and memorial practices - this book details these practices and provides new interpretations of the cultural artifacts produced in Russia from the 1930s through the 2010s.

Introduction

Chapter 1. Mimetic and Subversive

Chapter 2. Mourning and Warning

Chapter 3. The Parable of Misrecognition

Chapter 4. Writing History after Jail

Chapter 5. On Tortured Life and World Culture

Chapter 6. The Debt to the Dead

Chapter 7. The Cosmopolitan Way

Chapter 8. The Tale of Two Turns

Chapter 9. The Hard and the Soft

Chapter 10. Post-Soviet Hauntology

Chapter 11. Magical Historicism

Conclusion

Notes

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