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Jay, Martin 1944-

Works: 136 works in 549 publications in 8 languages and 17,650 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Interviewee, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Other, Performer, Dedicatee
Classifications: B2424.P45, 194
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Martin Jay
The dialectical imagination : a history of the Frankfurt School and the Institute of Social Research, 1923-1950 by Martin Jay( Book )
85 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 2,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Herbert Marcuse, Erich Fromm, Max Horkheimer, Franz Neumann, Theodor Adorno, Leo Lowenthal--the impact of the Frankfurt School on the sociological, political, and cultural thought of the twentieth century has been profound. The Dialectical Imagination is a major history of this monumental cultural and intellectual enterprise during its early years in Germany and in the United States. Martin Jay has provided a substantial new preface for this edition, in which he reflects on the continuing relevance of the work of the Frankfurt School
Downcast eyes the denigration of vision in twentieth-century French thought by Martin Jay( )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long considered "the noblest of the senses," vision has increasingly come under critical scrutiny by a wide range of thinkers who question its dominance in Western culture. These critics, especially prominent in twentieth-century France, have challenged vision's allegedly superior capacity to provide access to the world. They have also criticized its supposed complicity with political and social oppression through the promulgation of spectacle and surveillance. Martin Jay turns to this antiocularcentric discourse and explores its often contradictory implications in the work of such influential figures as Jean-Paul Sartre, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Michel Foucault, Jacques Lacan, Louis Althusser, Guy Debord, Luce Irigaray, Emmanuel Levinas, and Jacques Derrida. Jay begins with a discussion of the theory of vision from Plato to Descartes, then considers vision's role in the French Enlightenment before turning to its status in the culture of modernity. From French Impressionism to Georges Bataille and the Surrealists, Roland Barthes's writings on photography, and the film theory of Christian Metz, Jay provides lucid and fair-minded analyses of thinkers and ideas widely known for their difficulty. His book examines the myriad links between the interrogation of vision and the pervasive antihumanist, antimodernist, and counter-enlightenment tenor of much recent French thought. Refusing, however, to defend the dominant visual order, he calls instead for a plurality of "scopic regimes." Certain to generate controversy and discussion throughout the humanities and social sciences, Downcast Eyes will consolidate Jay's reputation as one of today's premier cultural and intellectual historians
Cultural semantics keywords of our time by Martin Jay( )
16 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this account of some of the central concepts in modern life and thought, Jay investigates how language cannot fail to change and mediate experience. He examines theory, multiculturalism, experience and the dynamic of cultural subversion
Songs of experience modern American and European variations on a universal theme by Martin Jay( )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Few words in both everyday parlance and theoretical discourse have been as rhapsodically defended or as fervently resisted as "experience." Yet, to date, there have been no comprehensive studies of how the concept of experience has evolved over time and why so many thinkers in so many different traditions have been compelled to understand it. Songs of Experience is a remarkable history of Western ideas about the nature of human experience written by one of our best-known intellectual historians. With its sweeping historical reach and lucid comparative analysis - qualities that have made Martin
The Weimar Republic sourcebook ( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reproduces (translated into English) contemporary documents or writings with an introduction to each section
Essays from the edge parerga & paralipomena by Martin Jay( )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unmastered past the autobiographical reflections of Leo Lowenthal by Leo Lowenthal( )
11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adorno by Martin Jay( Book )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marxism and totality : the adventures of a concept from Lukács to Habermas by Martin Jay( Book )
21 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reification a new look at an old idea by Axel Honneth( )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In these original and imaginative essays, delivered as the Tanner Lectures at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2005, the distinguished third-generation Frankfurt School philosopher Axel Honneth attempts to rescue the concept of reification by recasting it in the terms of the philosophy of recognition he has been developing over the past two decades."
Permanent exiles : essays on the intellectual migration from Germany to America by Martin Jay( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fin-de-siècle socialism and other essays by Martin Jay( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fin de Sicle Socialism, originally published in 1988, demonstrates the lively potential for cultural criticism in intellectual history. Martin Jay discusses such controversies as the Habermas-Gadamer debate and the deconstructionist challenge to synoptic analysis. This book should be of interest to students and teachers of modern European history, political and social theory
Theory and politics : studies in the development of critical theory by Helmut Dubiel( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Force fields : between intellectual history and cultural critique by Martin Jay( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Remembering the Holocaust : a debate by Jeffrey C Alexander( Book )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Remembering the Holocaust explains why the Holocaust has come to be considered the central event of the twentieth century, and what this means. Presenting Jeffrey Alexander's controversial essay that, in the words of Godfrey Hartman, has already become a classic in the Holocaust literature, and following up with challenging and equally provocative responses to it, this book offer a sweeping historical reconstruction of the Jewish mass murder as it evolved in the popular imagination of Western peoples, as well as an examination of its consequences."--BOOK JACKET
Vision in context : historical and contemporary perspectives on sight by Teresa Brennan( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vision and the gaze are key issues in the analysis of racism, sexism and ethnocentrism. In recent radical theory, generally, and French theory in particular, vision has been seen as a means of control. But this view is often unnuanced. It bypasses questions such as: Why is it that contemporary theories have been so critical of vision, and generous towards listening (in psychoanalysis) and language (in philosophy)? This collection of original essays brings together historical studies and contemporary theoretical perspectives on vision. The historical papers focus in turn on Ancient Greece, medieval theology, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment and the nineteenth century. These historical studies are themselves thoroughly informed by poststructuralist theory. They provide a rigorous background for several new, exciting articles on vision and its bearings for feminism, race, sexual orientation, film and art. This collection is the first of its kind in juxtaposing historical and contemporary
Refractions of violence by Martin Jay( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new collection of essays by the internationally recognized cultural critic and intellectual historian Martin Jay that revolves around the themes of violence and visuality, with essays on the Holocaust and virtual reality, religious violence, the art world, and the Unicorn Killer, among a wide range of other topics
The virtues of mendacity : on lying in politics by Martin Jay( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Empires of vision : a reader ( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combining visual culture and postcolonial studies, this reader shows that an appreciation of the role of visual experience is necessary for understanding how colonialism worked and how colonized subjects spoke to imperial rulers
The modernist imagination : intellectual history and critical theory : essays in honor of Martin Jay by Warren Breckman( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some of the most exciting and innovative work in the humanities is occurring at the intersection of intellectual history and critical theory. This volume includes work from some of the most prominent contemporary scholars in the humanities
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Alternative Names
Jei, Mātin 1944-
ジェイ, マーティン
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