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    Postmemory and possession

    Frosh, Stephen (2020) Postmemory and possession. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law 33 , pp. 515-528. ISSN 0952-8059.

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    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.


    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 Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Stephen Frosh
    Date Deposited: 06 May 2020 10:34
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:59


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