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Reading in detail : aesthetics and the feminine

Author: Naomi Schor
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Who cares about details? We do, but it has not always been so. Secularization, the disciplining of society, the rise of consumerism have brought detail to the fore. This book provides ways of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Schor
ISBN: 9780415979450 0415979455
OCLC Number: 182663473
Notes: Originally published: London: Methuen, 1987.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Note on Permissions List of Figures Foreword, Ellen Rooney Acknowledgments Introduction Part 1: Archaeology 1. Gender: In the Academy 2. Sublimation: Hegel's Aesthetics 3. Decadence: Wey, Loos, Lukacs 4. Displacement: The Case of Sigmund Freud 5. Desublimation: Roland Barthes's Aesthetics Part 2: Readings 6. Dali's Freud 7. The Delusion of Interpretation: The Conquest of Plassans 8. Fiction as Interpretation/Interpretation as Fiction 9. Duane Hanson: Truth in Sculpture 10. Details and Realism: The Cure de Tours Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Naomi Schor ; foreword by Ellen Rooney.


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