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Aisthesis : scenes from the aesthetic regime of art / Jacques Rancière ; Translated by Zakir Paul.

Author/creator Rancière, Jacques
Other author/creatorZakir, Paul, translator.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info London : Verso Books, 2013.
Descriptionxvi, 272 pages ; 25 cm
Uniform titleAisthesis. English
Contents Divided beauty (Dresden, 1764) -- Little gods of the street (Munich; Berlin, 1828) -- Plebeian heaven (Paris, 1830) -- The poet of the new world (Boston, 1841; New York, 1855) -- The gymnasts of the impossible (Paris, 1879) -- The dance of light (Paris, Folies Bergère, 1893) -- The immobile theatre (Paris 1894-95) -- Decorative art as social art: temple, house, factory (Paris; London; Berlin) -- The master of surfaces (Paris, 1902) -- The temple staircase (Moscow; Dresden, 1912) -- The machine and its shadow (Hollywood, 1916) -- The majesty of the moment (New York, 1921) -- Seeing things through things (Moscow, 1926) -- The cruel radiance of what is (Hale County, 1936; New York, 1941).
Abstract Democratic malaise, political disarray and panic: a year after Francois Hollande's election, things aren't looking good. Jacques Ranciére and Pierre Rosanvallon, two major thinkers and theorists of democracy, attempt to understand our moral and political predicament. --from publisher description.
General noteIncludes index.
General noteTranslated from French.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2013004995
ISBN9781781680896 (hardback : alk. paper)
ISBN1781680892 (hardback : alk. paper)

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