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Remembering Diana : cultural memory and the reinvention of authority

Title
Remembering Diana : cultural memory and the reinvention of authority / Victor Jeleniewski Seidler.
ISBN
9780230320260 (hardback)
0230320260 (hardback)
Published
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Physical Description
xxxiv, 288 p. ; 23 cm.
Summary
"Analysing the events surrounding the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1997, Vic Seidler considers the public outpourings of grief and displays of emotion which prompted new kinds of identification and belonging in which communities came together regardless of race, class, gender and sexuality"-- Provided by publisher.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
July 23, 2013
Series
Palgrave Macmillan memory studies.
Palgrave Macmillan memory studies
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-270) and index.
Contents
Introduction: Postmodern Imaginations and Cultural Memories of Grief
Memories, Myths, Icons and Images
Shock, Public Grief, and Spaces of Belonging
Authority, Masculinities and Emotional Lives
Citizenships, Multicultures and 'Community'
Grief, Public Space and 'People's Power'
Symbolic Resistance, Love and Relationship
Cultural Memories, Vulnerability and Human Values
Democracy, 'New Britain', Freedom and Self-Invention
New Capitalism, Authority and Recognition
Global Media, Future Hopes and Cultural Memories
Conclusion: Postmodern Identities, Citizenships and the Re-invention of Authority.
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