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The States of 'theory' : history, art, and critical discourse

Author: David Carroll
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1990.
Series: Irvine studies in the humanities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a series of essays by distinguished and internationally renowned theorists who address fundamental theoretical questions related to the fields of history and art.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Carroll
ISBN: 0231070861 9780231070867 0804722544 9780804722544
OCLC Number: 20167784
Description: viii, 316 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the States of "theory" and the future of history and art / David Carroll --
Are we being historical yet? / Carolyn Porter --
Some statements and truisms about neo-logisms, newisms, postisms, parasitisms, and other small seismisms / Jacques Derrida --
History beyond social theory / Lynn Hunt --
Machiavelli : history, politics, discourse / Claude Lefort --
Spatial equivalents : postmodern architecture and the world system / Fredric Jameson --
Finite history / Jean-Luc Nancy --
The blink of an eye / Rosalind E. Krauss --
The aesthetic and the imaginary / Wolfgang Iser --
The semiotic desire for the natural sign : poetic uses and political abuses / Murray Krieger --
Toward a model for the history of theater /Juan Villegas --
Face to face : Plato's Protagoras as a model for collective research in the humanities / J. Hillis Miller --
After the sublime : the State of aesthetics / Jean-Franc̜ois Lyotard.
Series Title: Irvine studies in the humanities.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by David Carroll.
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'An important collection of essays by leading figures in their respective fields.'Dominic LaCapra, Cornell University

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