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The politics and aesthetics of refusal
|Statement||edited by Caroline Hamilton ... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||BF698.35.N44 P65 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 191 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||2008371417|
Aesthetics, or esthetics (/ ɛ s ˈ θ ɛ t ɪ k s, iː s-, æ s-/), is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of beauty and taste, as well as the philosophy of art (its own area of philosophy that comes out of aesthetics). It examines subjective and sensori-emotional values, or sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste.. Aesthetics covers both natural and artificial sources. The Aesthetics of Hate examines the writings of a motley collection of interwar far-right intellectuals, showing that they defined Frenchness in racial, gendered, and sexual terms. A broad, ambitious cultural and intellectual history, the book offers a provocative reinterpretation of a topic that has long been the subject of controversy. In works infused with rhetorics of abjection, disgust.
How aesthetics—understood as a more encompassing framework for human activity—might become the primary discourse for political and social engagement. These essays make the case for a reignited understanding of aesthetics—one that casts aesthetics not as illusory, subjective, or superficial, but as a more encompassing framework for human activity. Such an aesthetics, the contributors. On Friday 21 February, as part of a series of events with visiting political theorist Bonnie Honig and leading Australian artist Julie Gough, the ANU will host a workshop to develop theories, methods, and case studies that take art seriously as a means of grappling with the past, interrogating the present, and transforming the future. These papers will explore, in the language of both art.
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Description: xi, pages ; 21 cm: Responsibility: edited by. ON REFUSAL Julian Murphet University of Sydney The title of this volume raises some difficult questions about the status of a concept, “refusal,” the accepted definition of which concerns a subjective indication of unwillingness, in two often incompatible frames of reference: the political and the aesthetic.
The Politics and Aesthetics of Refusal is an eclectic collection of essays from emerging academics who engage with the notion of "refusal" both as the embodiment of a resistance to conventional boundaries between academic disciplines, and as a concept with an underlying negative or reactive force that can be widely interpreted and Edition: Unabridged Edition.
The Politics and Aesthetics of Refusal (co-editor). The aestheticization of politics was an idea first coined by Walter Benjamin as being a key ingredient to fascist regimes.
Benjamin said that "fascism tends towards an aestheticization of politics", in the sense of a spectacle in which it allows the masses to express themselves without seeing their rights recognized, and without affecting the relations of ownership which the proletarian masses.
In this critical study, Tidwell examines the conflict of aesthetics and politics in The Diary of Virginia a modernist writer concerned with contemporary aesthetic theories, Woolf experimented with limiting the representative nature of writing.
On Refusal: Representation & Resistance in Contemporary American Art publication downloadable here. This October, we are pleased to present On Refusal: Representation & Resistance in Contemporary American Art, an exhibition featuring new and recent works by artists Paul Stephen Benjamin, Elliott Jerome Brown Jr, Aria Dean, Troy Michie, Arcmanoro Niles and Sable Elyse Smith.
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Günter Gassner. Routledge. From meditation and fasting to celibacy and anchoritism, the ascetic impulse has been an enduring and complex phenomenon throughout history.
Offering a sweeping view of this elusive and controversial aspect of religious life and culture, Asceticism looks at the ascetic impulse from a unique vantage point. Cross-cultural, cross-religious, and multidisciplinary in nature, these essays provide a 4/5(1).
This book argues that recent developments in contemporary comedy have changed not just the way we laugh but the way we understand the world. Drawing on a range of contemporary televisual, cinematic and digital examples, from Seinfeld and Veep to Family Guy and Chappelle’s Show, Holm explores how humour has become a central site of cultural politics in the twenty-first century.
In this critical study, Tidwell examines the conflict of aesthetics and politics in The Diary of Virginia Woolf. As a modernist writer concerned with contemporary aesthetic theories, Woolf experimented with limiting the representative nature of writing.
At the same time, as a feminist, Woolf wanted to incorporate her political interests in her fiction, but overt political statement conflicted.
Buy Cold World: The Aesthetics of Dejection and the Politics of Militant Dysphoria (Zero Books) by Dominic Fox (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free Reviews: 4. Published inthe same year that the Berlin Conference formalized European colonial intentions in Africa, Haggard’s romance for “big and little boys” (38) for all its apparent otherworldliness is an unavoidably political text, as a signifi cant body of criticism has established.
Aesthetics and Politics. by Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Ernst Bloch, Bertolt Brecht and Georg Lukacs “This is vital reading for anyone concerned with the relationship between art and socialism.” — John Fowles.
Key texts of the great Marxist controversies over literature and art, during –are assembled in Aesthetics and.
"Aesthetics at Large is a contemporary rereading of Kant’s third Critique de Duve intends his ‘critique’ of art and aesthetic appreciation to issue in a recovery of a Kantian moral and political thesis apt for our own disturbing time. His proposal is too strong to be ignored: its importance lies in the recovery of the holism of cultural concerns, in a reasoned refusal to treat the.
Contemporary activism in both its “live” and online deployments exposes the intertwined relationship between aesthetics and politics. Though historically there have been numerous examples of tactical uses of embodied behavior within so-called civil disobedience events—for example, Gandhi’s peaceful sit-ins, Rosa Parks’ refusal to comply with segregationist rules, and the rounds of.
In Aesthetics and Politics, Fredric Jameson presents a series of exchanges over the meaning of art among the German left in the early 20th Century. What emerges is a sort of pile on against Lukacs by Bloch, Brecht, Benjamin (sort of) and Adorno, in which each in turn defends modernism against Lukacs’ appeal to realism in art/5(46).
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