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Loss: The Politics of Mourning

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"If catastrophe is not representable according to the narrative explanations which would 'make sense' of history, then making sense of ourselves and charting the future are not impossible. But we are, as it were, marked for life, and that mark is insuperable, irrecoverable. It becomes the condition by which life is risked, by which the question of whether one can move, and with whom, and in what way is framed and incited by the irreversibility of loss itself."--Judith Butler, from the "Afterword" ""Loss" is a wonderful ...

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    • Title: Loss by David Eng
    • Publisher: University of California Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780520232365, 0520232364
    • eText ISBN: 9780520936270
    • Edition: 2002 1st edition
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