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Emotions, Language and Identity on the Margins of Europe.

By: Giorgi, Kyra.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Palgrave Studies in the History of Emotions: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (249 p.).ISBN: 9781137403483.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Emotions, Language and Identity on the Margins of EuropeOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; A summary of the three word-concepts; The nature of the study; 1 Emotions into History; Untranslatability; Naming emotions; Nostalgia: an early word-concept; Melancholy sadness; Peripheral identities; Progress, modernity and time; National characters, spirits and emotions; Melancholy, modernity and the intelligentsia; Part I Saudade and Portugueseness; Introduction to Part I; 2 Proudly Alone?; What is saudade ?; The polemic - a 'dialogue of noncommunicators'; Crisis; Portugal and Europe
Alienation and periphery3 Modernity and Martyrdom; Saudosismo as a fundamentalist religion; Race and essentialism; A pleasurable pain; Portugal immortal; Hope for the future; Pascoaes - prophecy and delusion; Disillusionment; Conclusion to Part I; Part II Lítost and Czechness; Introduction to Part II; 4 Evolution of a Fatalism; What is lítost ?; The 'Czech Destiny' debate; 'The Tragedy of Central Europe'; With suffering, without pity; Translation and resistance; Middle ground; 5 Culture As Identity; Czech linguistic nationalism; Little Czech man, little Czech nation; Czechness personified
HumourFaith and belonging; Conclusion to Part II; Part III Hüzün and Turkishness; Introduction to Part III; 6 Defining Memories; What is hüzün ?; The melancholy text - Istanbul: Memories and the City; Pamuk - the personal and the political; Translation and audience; Modern Istanbul, modern Turkey - the book's context; Modes of Turkishness; Nostalgia and time; 7 Occidental Tourism; Istanbul and its discontents; Looking at Istanbul; Turkish melancholy from Empire to Republic; The re-enchantment of Turkey; Turkishness and immaturity; The happy Turk; The old and the new; Conclusion to Part III
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Summary: <p >When a word describing an emotion is said to be untranslatable, is that emotion untranslatable also? This unique study focuses on three word-concepts on the periphery of Europe, providing a wide-ranging survey of national identity and cultural essentialism, nostalgia, melancholy and fatalism, the production of memory and the politics of hope.
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Cover; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; A summary of the three word-concepts; The nature of the study; 1 Emotions into History; Untranslatability; Naming emotions; Nostalgia: an early word-concept; Melancholy sadness; Peripheral identities; Progress, modernity and time; National characters, spirits and emotions; Melancholy, modernity and the intelligentsia; Part I Saudade and Portugueseness; Introduction to Part I; 2 Proudly Alone?; What is saudade ?; The polemic - a 'dialogue of noncommunicators'; Crisis; Portugal and Europe

Alienation and periphery3 Modernity and Martyrdom; Saudosismo as a fundamentalist religion; Race and essentialism; A pleasurable pain; Portugal immortal; Hope for the future; Pascoaes - prophecy and delusion; Disillusionment; Conclusion to Part I; Part II Lítost and Czechness; Introduction to Part II; 4 Evolution of a Fatalism; What is lítost ?; The 'Czech Destiny' debate; 'The Tragedy of Central Europe'; With suffering, without pity; Translation and resistance; Middle ground; 5 Culture As Identity; Czech linguistic nationalism; Little Czech man, little Czech nation; Czechness personified

HumourFaith and belonging; Conclusion to Part II; Part III Hüzün and Turkishness; Introduction to Part III; 6 Defining Memories; What is hüzün ?; The melancholy text - Istanbul: Memories and the City; Pamuk - the personal and the political; Translation and audience; Modern Istanbul, modern Turkey - the book's context; Modes of Turkishness; Nostalgia and time; 7 Occidental Tourism; Istanbul and its discontents; Looking at Istanbul; Turkish melancholy from Empire to Republic; The re-enchantment of Turkey; Turkishness and immaturity; The happy Turk; The old and the new; Conclusion to Part III

ConclusionIndex

<p >When a word describing an emotion is said to be untranslatable, is that emotion untranslatable also? This unique study focuses on three word-concepts on the periphery of Europe, providing a wide-ranging survey of national identity and cultural essentialism, nostalgia, melancholy and fatalism, the production of memory and the politics of hope.

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Kyra Giorgi is a writer and cultural historian. She received her PhD in History from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, and is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia.

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