Cultural intimacy social poetics in the nationstate michael herzfeld routledge new york london. Social poetics in the nationstate find, read and cite all the research you need on researchgate. Cultural intimacy social poetics in the nation state by kitty 5. Michael herzfeld in cultural intimacy, anthropologist michael herzfeld asks why officials treat certain features of national culture as disreputable, and why at the same time it is these features through which the. This new edition of cultural intimacy clarifies and expands upon several issues addressed in the original groundbreaking volume. Social poetics in the nationstate 57 downloads 7 pages 1,686 words add in library click this icon and make it bookmark in your library to refer it later. Social poetics and the real life of states, societies, and institutions 3rd edition. With cultural intimacy, herzfeld established himself as one of the leading theorists in the field of anthropology, having identified and expounded upon a concept which has now become an essential part of the theoretical landscape. Choosing intimacy as a label for anything collective is a daring undertaking, and.
Structural nostalgia time and oath in the mountain villages of crete introduction. From shadow to presence representations of ethnicity in contemporary american literature jelena sesnic amsterdam new york, ny 2007 cover design. The world is in cultural flux, and the concomitant precariousness and deep provisionality of social experience mandate a flexible analytical style and a realization that collective intimacy is a fundamental resource, not only for the bureaucratic nationstate, but for all organizational structures, including our own academic discipline. Literary politics and the poetics of american social movements the new historicism. Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following locations. New encounters arts cultures concepts griselda pollock. Michael herzfeld in this new revised edition, herzfeld expands his discussion of what cultural intimacy has come to mean, and explores how it can contribute to present studies of global processes and the forces that. Anthropological interest in the nationstate and nationalism has recently intensified. I i i i i cultural intimacy second edition social poetics in the nation state michael herzfeld r. Social poetics in the nationstate find, read and cite all the. At the heart of this agenda is a misunderstanding about the role of the nation state, which has led to some rather unhelpful theorizations. Introducing cultural intimacy the provisionality of the permanent anthropologists have largely shunned the state as a hostile and invasive presence in the local social life and have seen nationalism as an embarrassing first cousin to the discipline itself, prone to public excesses of essentialism and reification. Social poetics and the real life of states, societi. Cultural intimacy in international relations jelena.
Social poetics in the nation state michael herzfeld chapter 1. President of the ecb, hearing at the committee on economic and monetary affairs of the european parliament. In particular, affect has come to be seen as a qualitative experience of the social world and a certain embodied experience that has the capacity to transform as well as exceed social subjection emphasis mine hemmings 2005. In this new updated edition, herzfeld includes more discussion about what cultural intimacy has come to mean for other authors and researchers, and how it can contribute to present studies of global processes and the forces that resist them. Structural nostalgia characterises the discourse of both the official state and its most. Cosmopolitanism, the nationstate and imaginative realism. Cultural intimacych7 cultural intimacy social poetics in. Study 176 terms anthropology 2010 ex 2 flashcards quizlet. Eastern europe is still too often viewed through the prism of ethnic conflict, which overlooks the regions positive contribution to modern debates on the political management of ethnocultural diversity, and towards the construction of a united europe beyond the nationstate.
Cultural intimacy and the vicissitudes of the euro. In this new updated edition, herzfeld includes more discussion about what cultural intimacy has come to mean for other authors and researchers, and how it can contribute to present studies of. The journal of latin american and caribbean anthropology. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Social poetics and the real life of states, societies, and institutions 3rd edition sale price. In anthropology, the concept of cultural intimacy expresses those aspects of a cultural identity that are considered a source of international criticism for the state, but are nevertheless used to provide insiders with a sense of national comfort, understanding, and selfreflexive, ontological security. New encounters arts cultures concepts griselda pollock anthony bryant digital and other virtualities renegotiating the image new encounters arts cultures concepts. As such, emotion refers to cultural and social expression, whereas affects are of a biological and. Michael herzfeld was educated at the universities of cambridge b.
The discipline traditionally viewed the state as an unwelcome intruder into its investigations, but this seminal book explores it as a crucial subject far too long ignored. First theorized by michael herzfeld in 1997, cultural intimacy has proven to be a productive lens through which to explore the dialectic between the construction and contestation of. Social poetics and the real life of states, societies, and institutions michael herzfeld in the third edition of this important and influential book, michael herzfeld revisits the idea of cultural intimacy. National consciousness is like a prison, where your identity is strongly tied to your nation. Social poetics in the nationstate michael herzfeld chapter 7 p. Social poetics in the nationstate herzfeld, michael on. Michael herzfeld is professor of anthropology at harvard university, 33 kirkland street, cambridge, ma 028, usa. Contents preface and acknowledgments ix 1 introducing cultural intimacy 1 2 of definitions and boundaries 37 3 persuasive resemblances 56 4 the dangers of. State, american ethnologist on deepdyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips. Ethnographic praxis in industry conference proceedings. Cultural intimacy draws on the authors own extensive fieldwork in greece, as well as on a wide range of comparisons from the united states, africa, western europe, and elsewhere. The chapters examine a range of topics touching on the relationship between state and citizen, and the notion of national character. Social poetics in the nationstate by michael herzfeld herzfeld, michael.
Social poetics in the nationstate michael herzfeld chapter 1. From shadow to presence representations of ethnicity in contemporary american literature critical approaches to ethnic american literature free ebook download as pdf file. Time and the oath in the mountain villages of crete 8. Reciprocity as nostalgia and practice structural nostalgia refers to a collective representation of a time before time. General anthropology bulletin of the general anthropology division. In the third edition of this important and influential book, michael herzfeld revisits the idea of cultural intimacy. Herzfeld explores many topics from sheepthieves to flight attendants, from the banality of polite chitchat to the divine vengeance invoked against perjury, and from the personal styles of coffeehouse and barroom. Cultural intimacy and the meaning of europe cultural. Pdf on oct 1, 1998, marcio goldman and others published cultural intimacy. State 1997, he has written extensively on anthropological and semiotic theory, the ethnography of southern europe, local politics. From shadow to presence representations of ethnicity in. Cultural intimacych1 cultural intimacy social poetics.633 393 1552 322 524 3 490 73 1435 1123 518 1130 11 1399 995 475 20 1303 901 40 877 1619 579 1309 1484 433 299 720 446 408 666 430 1224