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Cruel optimism

Title
Cruel optimism [electronic resource] / Lauren Berlant.
ISBN
9780822394716 (electronic bk.)
0822394715 (electronic bk.)
9780822350972 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822350971 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822351115 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822351110 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2011.
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 342 p.) : ill.
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
"John Hope Franklin Center book"
Description based on print version record
Access and use
Access restricted by licensing agreement.
Variant and related titles
e-Duke books scholarly collection 2011.
Other formats
Print version: Berlant, Lauren Gail, 1957- Cruel optimism Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2011
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
August 24, 2018
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction. affect in the present
Cruel optimism
Intuitionists: history and the affective event
Slow death (obesity, sovereignty, lateral agency)
Two girls, fat and thin
Nearly utopian, nearly normal: post-Fordist affect in La Promesse and Rosetta
After the good life, an impasse: time out, human resources, and the precarious present
On the desire for the political.
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
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