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The practice of theory : poststructuralism, cultural politics, and art history

Author: Keith P F Moxey
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1994.
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Many art historians regard poststructuralist theory with suspicion; some even see its focus on the political dimension of language as hostile to an authentic study of the past. Keith Moxey bridges the gap between historical and theoretical approaches with the provocative argument that we cannot have one without the other. "If art history is to take part in the processes of cultural transformation that characterize  Read more...
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Moxey, Keith P.F., 1943-
Practice of theory.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)622593364
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith P F Moxey
ISBN: 0801429331 9780801429330 0801481538 9780801481536
OCLC Number: 28674872
Description: xv, 153 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: History, Theory, Cultural Politics --
pt. 1. Cultural Politics: Theory. Ch. 1. Representation. Ch. 2. Ideology. Ch. 3. Authorship --
pt. 2. Cultural Politics: Practice. Ch. 4. Panofsky's Melancolia. Ch. 5. The Paradox of Mimesis. Ch. 6. Seeing Through. Ch. 7. Making "Genius."
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