Samuel Weber: Acts of Reading

Samuel Weber: Acts of Reading

by Simon Morgan Wortham
     
 

This book presents the first introductory text examining the work of the contemporary thinker, Samuel Weber. Weber's writing offers a rewarding investigation into the connections between literary and cultural studies, media and technology, and philosophy and aesthetics, in the context of significant intellectual debates and developments linking Europe and North… See more details below

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This book presents the first introductory text examining the work of the contemporary thinker, Samuel Weber. Weber's writing offers a rewarding investigation into the connections between literary and cultural studies, media and technology, and philosophy and aesthetics, in the context of significant intellectual debates and developments linking Europe and North America. The critical practice of Weber's various texts is explored in detail, along with his studies in philosophy, aesthetics, deconstruction, media, technology, psychoanalysis and theatre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754631224
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Samuel Weber: Acts of Reading1
1Debts: To and of Psychoanalysis (Among Others)17
2Reinterpreting the Institution35
3The Place of Technics65
4Theatricality81
Conclusion: Taking Leave103
Interview: Responding: A Discussion with Samuel Weber115
Bibliography of Selected Works in English by Samuel Weber141
Index145

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