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Aesthetics and its discontents

Author: Jacques Rancière
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Polity, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Engl. ed. (with minor rev.)View all editions and formats

Aesthetics is not a politics by accident but in essence. But this politics operates in the unresolved tension between two opposed forms of politics: the first consists in transforming art into forms  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Rancière
ISBN: 0745646301 074564631X 9780745646305 9780745646312
OCLC Number: 705564078
Language Note: Aus dem Franz. übers.
Description: 143 S.
Contents: Introduction Politics of Aesthetics Aesthetics as Politics Problems and Transformations of Critical Art The Antinomies of Modernism Alain Badiou's Inaesthetics: the Torsions of Modernism Lyotard and the Aesthetics of the Sublime: A Counter-reading of Kant The Ethical Turn in Aesthetics and Politics
Other Titles: Malaise dans l'esthétique.
Responsibility: Jacques Rancière.


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"Riveting. In short compass, Ranciere provides a razor-sharp critique of the anti-aesthetics of postmodernism. His ear for the substitution of political substance by empty moralism call it: the Read more...

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