Going Nowhere, Slow: The Aesthetics and Politics of Depression // Mikkel Krause Frantzen
2019, Zer0 Books, 240 pages
Turkish rights sold.
#psychology #depression #comparativeliterature #art #modernpsychology #mikkelkrausefrantzen
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.
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