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Under representation the racial regime of aestetics

Author: David Lloyd
Publisher: New York, N.Y. Fordham University Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Under Representation argues that the relation between the concepts of freedom and universality and modernity's racial order is grounded in aesthetic philosophy. Late Enlightenment aesthetics provide  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lloyd
ISBN: 9780823282388 0823282384
OCLC Number: 1113018453
Description: 230 p.
Contents: Preface viiIntroduction: Under Representation 11. The Aesthetic Regime of Representation 192. The Pathological Sublime: Pleasure and Pain in the Racial Regime 443. Race under Representation 694. Representation's Coup 955. The Aesthetic Taboo: Aura, Magic, and the Primitive 124Notes 161Bibliography 205Index 221
Responsibility: David Lloyd.


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