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Nation between Tragedy and Idyll
Nation between Tragedy and Idyll

Author(s): Boyan Manchev
Subject(s): Nationalism Studies
Published by: Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS)
Keywords: nature vs. culture;
Summary/Abstract: This essay analyses how national ideologies use the basic opposition of modernity, i.e., the opposition between nature and culture. I will discuss two main modes of usage: the tragic and idyllic. The aim of the paper is to shed light on their structural dimensions and their complex double bind, which exemplifi es the structural nexus of modernity.

  • Page Count: 15
  • Publication Year: 2007
  • Language: English