The Insubordination of Signs: Political Change, Cultural Transformation, and Poetics of the Crisis

The Insubordination of Signs: Political Change, Cultural Transformation, and Poetics of the Crisis

by Nelly Richard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822333392

ISBN-13: 9780822333395

Pub. Date: 03/23/2004

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Theorizes the cultural reactions--particularly those within the world of the visual arts, literature, and social science--to the oppression of dictatorship.

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Theorizes the cultural reactions--particularly those within the world of the visual arts, literature, and social science--to the oppression of dictatorship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822333395
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
03/23/2004
Series:
Post-Contemporary Interventions
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Author’s Note ix

Translators’ Acknowledgments xi

Note on This Translation xvii

1. Ruptures, Memory, and Discontinuities (Homage to Walter Benjamin) 1

2. A Border Citation: Between Neo- and Post-Avant-Garde 23

3. Destruction, Reconsstruction, and Deconstruction 39

4. The Social Sciences: Front Lines and Points of Retreat 51

5. Staging Democracy and the Politics of Difference 65

6. Conversation: German Bravo, Martin Hopenhayn, Nelly Richard, and Adriana Valdes 77

Notes 103

Bibliography 113

Index 121

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