Absolutely Australia's Lowest Prices

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Figures of History
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

The Unforgettable 1. In Front of the Camera Lens 2. Behind the Window 3. The Threshold of the Visible 4. In the Face of Disappearance Senses and Figures of History 1. Of Four Senses of History 2. History and Representation: Three Poetics of Modernity 3. On Three Forms of History Painting Films cited

About the Author

Jacques Ranciere is a leading French philosopher and ProfessorEmeritus of Philosophy at the University of Paris-St. Denis. Hismany books include The Politics of Aesthetics, Aesthetics andIts Discontents and The Future of the Image.

Reviews

"As our world seems to continually move from one catastrophe tothe next without a credible governing leadership, authors likeRanciere... force us to conceive of politicsdifferently." LA Review of Books The equality of all before the light and the inequality ofthe little people as the great pass by are both written on the samephotographic plate. With this sentence, JacquesRanciere effectively aligns his conception of aesthetic theoryas the always antagonistic distribution of the sensible under thesign of the demand for equality with the invention of photography.It is a beautiful and breathtaking conceit in what is, perhaps, themost beautiful of Ranciere s texts. His accounts here ofthe figures of history in photography, film, and painting generally- with dazzling accounts of particular works - expand and deepen his aesthetic theory in intriguing ways.Indeed, I cannot imagine a more inviting entree toRanciere s thinking about art, history and politics thanthis little book." J.M. Bernstein, New School for Social Research

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Figures of History on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top