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Reading as democracy in crisis : interpretation, theory, history

Author: James Rovira
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Reading as Democracy in Crisis: Interpretation, Theory, History explores the dialectic between historical conditions and the reading strategies that arise from them. Chapters covering Plato and Derrida; G.W.F. Hegel; Karl Marx; Ludwig Wittgenstein; Robert Penn Warren; Louise Rosenblatt; Theodor Adorno, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Derrida; Judith Butler; and Object Oriented Ontology and Digital Humanities provide  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reading as democracy in crisis.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019]
(DLC) 2019014418
(OCoLC)1090709338
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Rovira
ISBN: 9781498553865 1498553869
OCLC Number: 1084679531
Description: xi, 185 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction /James Rovira ; Democracy as context for theory: Plato and Derrida as readers of Socrates / James Rovira ; Historian, forgive us: study of the past as Hegel's methodology of faith/ Aglaia Maretta Venters; Karl Marx: the end of the enlightenment/Eric Hood; Ludwig Wittgenstein: toward a dialectical pragmatism/ Steve Wexler; Robert Penn Warren: poetry, racism, and the burden of history/ Cassandra Falke; Louise Rosenblatt: the reader, democracy, and the ethics of reading/ Meredith N. Sinclair; Aesthetic theory: from Adorno to cultural history/ Philip Goldstein; Judith Butler: a livable life by Darcie Rives-East; Networking the great outdoors: object-oriented ontology and the digital humanities/ Roger Whitson.
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