Yugonostalgia and Yugoslav Cultural Memory: Lexicon of Yu Mythology

  title={Yugonostalgia and Yugoslav Cultural Memory: Lexicon of Yu Mythology},
  author={Aleksandar Boskovic},
  journal={Slavic Review},
  pages={54 - 78}
Aleksandar Bošković argues that the Yugonostalgia in the Lexicon of Yu Mythology should be taken, not as a regressive idealization of the Yugoslav socialist past, but as a critical intervention in both the contemporary postsocialist politics of memory and the politics of emancipation. Bošković identifies the Lexicon as an exhibition catalogue of the virtual museum of all “things Yugoslav,” a self-reflective postmodern hybrid emerging from the semantic overlapping of different genres and… 
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