The decision between us : art and ethics in the time of scenes (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The decision between us : art and ethics in the time of scenes

Author: John Paul Ricco
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Decision Between Us combines an inventive reading of Jean-Luc Nancy with queer theoretical concerns to argue that while scenes of intimacy are spaces of sharing, they are also spaces of separation. John Paul Ricco shows that this tension informs our efforts to coexist ethically and politically, an experience of sharing and separation that informs any decision. Using this incongruous relation of intimate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Paul Ricco
ISBN: 9780226717777 0226717771
OCLC Number: 858778269
Description: xii, 252 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. Name no one --
Name no one man --
Name no one name --
Part II. Naked --
Naked sharing --
Naked image --
Part III. Neutral and unbecoming --
Neutral mourning --
Unbecoming community.
Responsibility: John Paul Ricco.

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Combines an inventive reading of Jean-Luc Nancy with queer theoretical concerns to argue that while scenes of intimacy are spaces of sharing, they are also spaces of separation. The author shows that  Read more...

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"Through a compelling, lucid, and wonderfully suggestive reading of Nancy's writings, we are exposed throughout The Decision Between Us to numerous scenes of seduction and abandoned existence, scenes Read more...

 
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