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Author: Jean-Luc Nancy; Sarah Clift; Simon Sparks
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, ©2018 2018.
Series: Lit z.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suspended between likeness and strangeness, portraiture can identify an individual only at the moment of its advancement and withdrawal. Examining 36 portraits across two millennia, Nancy shows how,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Luc Nancy; Sarah Clift; Simon Sparks
ISBN: 9780823279944 0823279944 9780823279951 0823279952
OCLC Number: 1002826303
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Awards: French Voices Award, 2015
Description: viii, 127 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The look of the portrait. The Autonomous portrait --
Resemblance --
Recall --
Look. The other portrait. L'altro ritratto --
Character --
The eye --
Visageity --
Mimesis --
Withdrawn presence --
Ipseity --
Theophany --
Revelation --
Divine abandonment --
Dis-figuration --
Eclipse --
Infinite detachment --
Coda I --
Coda II --
Coda III.
Series Title: Lit z.
Responsibility: Jean-Luc Nancy ; introduction by Jeffrey S. Librett ; translated by Sarah Clift and Simon Sparks.

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Jean-Luc Nancy's Portrait is a metapicture, a portrait of portraiture itself, in all its paradoxical duplicity. Self and non-self, subject and object, identity and difference, face and sur-face are Read more...

 
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