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    Postmemory and possession

    Frosh, Stephen (2020) Postmemory and possession. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law , ISSN 0952-8059. (In Press)

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    Abstract

    This paper examines the phenomena of ‘postmemory’ as a mode of possession that responds to experiences of suffering. As such, the hyper-connectivity it is concerned with is not that of the digitalisation of contemporary life but is rather ‘vertical’ hyper-connectivity indicating the disturbance of past injustices that have neither been mourned nor remedied and so keep returning to haunt the present and the future.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: The final publication is available at Springer via the link above.
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): postmemory, psychoanalysis, hyper-connectivity
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Psychosocial Studies
    Depositing User: Stephen Frosh
    Date Deposited: 06 May 2020 10:34
    Last Modified: 30 Jun 2020 00:22
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/31830

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