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Rancière's Sentiments - by Davide Panagia (Hardcover)

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In Rancière’s Sentiments Davide Panagia explores Jacques Rancière’s aesthetics of politics as it informs his radical democratic theory of participation. Attending to diverse practices of everyday living and doing—of form, style, and scenography—in Rancière’s writings, Panagia characterizes Rancière as a sentimental thinker for whom the aesthetic is indistinguishable from the political. Rather than providing prescriptions for political judgment and action, Rancière focuses on how sensibilities and perceptions constitute dynamic relations between persons and the worlds they create. Panagia traces this approach by examining Rancière’s modernist sensibilities, his theory of radical mediation, the influence of Gustave Flaubert on Rancière’s literary voice, and how Rancière juxtaposes seemingly incompatible objects and phenomena to create moments of sensorial disorientation. The power of Rancière’s work, Panagia demonstrates, lies in its ability to leave readers with a disjunctive sensibility of the world and what political thinking is and can be.
Number of Pages: 142
Genre: Philosophy, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Aesthetics, History & Theory
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Duke Univ Pr
Author: Davide Panagia
Language: English
Street Date: February 13, 2018
TCIN: 53391442
UPC: 9780822370130
Item Number (DPCI): 248-65-7373
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