The Resource Extreme beauty : aesthetics, politics, death, edited by James E. Swearingen and Joanne Cutting-Gray

Extreme beauty : aesthetics, politics, death, edited by James E. Swearingen and Joanne Cutting-Gray

Label
Extreme beauty : aesthetics, politics, death
Title
Extreme beauty
Title remainder
aesthetics, politics, death
Statement of responsibility
edited by James E. Swearingen and Joanne Cutting-Gray
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What do we mean when we speak of ""beauty""? What do we experience? Beauty is no longer the human experience of the harmonious object; today an aesthetics of difference has revolutionised our ways of seeing the beautiful. Now, we live in a time of ""extreme beauty."" Extreme Beauty explores art, literature, politics, and philosophy in order to illuminate how the concept and experience of beauty has changed. The essays range from Hegel and Modernism to Marcel Duchamp and the Avant-Garde, postmodern poetics, boredom and Proust, the romance of Arendt and Heidegger, fascism and the consumption of
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
111/.85
Index
index present
LC call number
BH39
LC item number
.E98 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Textures -- Philosophy/Literature/Culture series
Label
Extreme beauty : aesthetics, politics, death, edited by James E. Swearingen and Joanne Cutting-Gray
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-254) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feeling the difference / Mario Perniola -- Breton's post-Hegelian modernism / Jean-Michel Rabaté -- Postponing the future : Marcel Duchamp and the avant-garde / Dalia Judovitz -- When less is more, more or less : subtraction and addition in (post)modernist poetics / Peter Williams -- Chora and character : mimesis of difference in Plato's Timaeus / Max Statkiewicz -- The place of boredom : Blanchot not reading Proust / Pierre Lamarche -- Literature, film, and virtuality : technology's cutting edge / Joel Black -- Rhetoric : politics, romance : Arendt and Heidegger, 1924-26 / Theodore Kisiel -- Hannah Arendt : literary criticism and the political / David Halliburton -- The politics of fascism, or consuming the flesh of the other / Michael Clifford -- Post-colonialism and history : are we responsible for the past? / Moira Gatens -- Indigenous-becoming in the post-colonial polity / Paul Patton -- The post-colonial threshold of capacity : "The other! The other!" / Alfred López -- The simulacrum of death : Perniola beyond Heidegger and metaphysics? / Robert Burch -- A deadly gift : to Derrida, from Kierkegaard and Bataille / Kenneth Itzkowitz -- Glory in Levinas and Derrida / Bettina Bergo
Control code
ocn229381638
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826460103
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24186958
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)229381638
  • pebcs0826460097

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