By Ann Cvetkovich
Cvetkovich attracts on an strange archive, together with bills of early Christian acedia and religious depression, texts connecting the histories of slavery and colonialism with their violent present-day legacies, and utopian areas made out of lesbian feminist practices of crafting. She herself seeks to craft a queer cultural research that bills for melancholy as a historic type, a felt adventure, and some extent of access into discussions approximately conception, modern tradition, and daily life. Depression: A Public Feeling means that utopian visions can dwell in day-by-day conduct and practices, akin to writing and yoga, and it highlights the centrality of somatic and felt adventure to political activism and social transformation.
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