Terror and the sublime in art and critical theory : from Auschwitz to Hiroshima to September 11 (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Terror and the sublime in art and critical theory : from Auschwitz to Hiroshima to September 11

Author: Gene Ray
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Studies in European culture and history; Studies in European culture and history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The eleven interconnected essays of this book penetrate the dense historical knots binding terror, power and the aesthetic sublime and bring the results to bear on the trauma of September 11 and the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Ray
ISBN: 9780230110489 0230110487
OCLC Number: 828688775
Notes: Originally published: New York; Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Description: xiv, 220 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Hit Reading the Lisbon Earthquake: Adorno, Lyotard, and the Contemporary Sublime Joseph Beuys and the 'After-Auschwitz' Sublime Ground Zero: Hiroshima Haunts 9/11 Mirroring Evil: Auschwitz, Art, and the 'War on Terror' Little Glass House of Horror: Taking Damien Hirst Seriously Blasted Moments: Remarking a Hiroshima Image Installing a 'New Cosmopolitics': Derrida and the Writers The Trauerspiel in the Age of Its Global Reproducibility: Boaz Arad's Hitler Videos Listening with the Third Ear: Echoes From Ground Zero Conditioning Adorno: 'After Auschwitz' Now
Series Title: Studies in European culture and history; Studies in European culture and history.
Responsibility: Gene Ray.

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"This book sees, without sentiment, into the dark heart of our world; war is the health of the state, and nuclear exterminism the perfection of its logic. Ray not only explores, with fierce lucidity, Read more...

 
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