The administration of aesthetics : censorship, political criticism, and the public sphere (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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The administration of aesthetics : censorship, political criticism, and the public sphere

Author: Richard Burt; Social Text Collective.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, ©1994.
Series: Cultural politics (Minneapolis, Minn.), v. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Calls attention to the crucial difficulties inherent in censorship when it is used as a tool for cultural criticism. These essays move discussions of censorship out of the present discourse of  Read more...

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Named Person: James McNeill Whistler; John Ruskin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Burt; Social Text Collective.
ISBN: 0816623651 9780816623655 0816623678 9780816623679
OCLC Number: 29797972
Description: xxix, 381 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the "new" censorship / Richard Burt --
Areopagitica, censorship, and the early modern public sphere / David Norbrook --
Power and literature: the terms of the exchange 1624-42 / Christian Jouhaud --
Flower power: Shakespearean deep bawdy and the botanical perverse / Donald Hendrick --
Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Policing the aesthetic from the left / Dennis Porter --
Ulysses on trial: some supplementary reading / Brook Thomas --
Whistler v. Ruskin: the courts, the public and modern art / Stuart Culver --
Freud and the scene of censorship / Michael G. Levine --
Censoring canons: transitions and prospects of literary institutions in Czechoslovakia / Jiřina Šmejkalová-Strickland --
"Degenerate 'art'": public aesthetics and the simulation of censorship in postliberal Los Angeles and Berlin / Richard Burt --
The contrast hurts: censoring the ladies in liberty in performance / Timothy Murray --
Cyborg America: policing the social sublime in Robocop and Robocop 2 / Rob Wilson --
Reading the Rushdie affair: "Islam," cultural politics, form / Aamir Mufti --
Conclusion: political correctness: the revenge of the liberals / Jeffrey Wallen.
Series Title: Cultural politics (Minneapolis, Minn.), v. 7.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Burt (for the Social Text Collective).

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