Repolitizando a doença mental: reflexões sobre o tédio e a depressão na ficção pós-pós-moderna americana

Autores

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5007/2175-8026.2021.e74087

Palavras-chave:

Davis Foster Wallace, Jonathan Franzen, Franco Bernardi, Tédio, Depressão

Resumo

Figurações de problemas psicológicos, doenças mentais, tédio, depressão, vício e medicamentos são abundantes na ficção pós-pós-moderna. Infinite Jest, de David Foster Wallace, The Pale King e The Corrections, de Jonathan Franzen, são exemplos disso. Aparentemente, essas obras têm em comum as explicações materiais e psicobiológicas que elas sugerem ou fornecem para os vários problemas mentais e transtornos vividos pelas personagens. Estes dizem respeito ao modo socioeconômico e cultural específico que caracteriza a cena contemporânea. Com base nas ideias fornecidas por Franco Berardi, o presente artigo tenta lançar luz sobre o significado de tais figurações.

 

Biografia do Autor

Hossein Pirnajmuddin, The University of Isfahan

Department of English Language and Literature

The University of Isfahan

Associate Professor

Kaveh Khodambashi, The University of Isfahan

Department of English Language and Literature

PhD Candidate

Pyeaam Abbasi, The University of Isfahan

Department of English Language and Literature

Associate Professor

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Publicado

2021-01-28

Edição

Seção

Contextos literários: gênero, identidade e resistência