Boredom studies reader: frameworks and perspectives [1 edition] 9781138927469, 9781315682587, 1138927465

Boredom and subjectivity -- Between affect and history : the rhetoric of modern boredom / Elizabeth S. Goodstein -- Bore

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English Pages xi, 254 pages ; 24 cm Year 2017

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Boredom studies reader: frameworks and perspectives [1 edition]
 9781138927469, 9781315682587, 1138927465

Table of contents :
Boredom and subjectivity --
Between affect and history : the rhetoric of modern boredom / Elizabeth S. Goodstein --
Boredom and visual culture --
Entertainment : contemporary art's cure for boredom / (Frances Colpitt --
Boredom in/and the [techno-]social world --
Boredom : technology, acceleration, and connected presence in the social media age / Martin Hand --
Boredom and its discontents --
Boredom and the banality of power / Saikat Majumdar --
Boredom's futures --
Boredom and the meaning of life / Lars Svendsen) --
Boredom and the origin of philosophy / Mark Kingwell --
Postscript: not your father's boredom : ennui in the age of "generation meh" / Michael E. Gardiner.

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