Samuel Weber: Acts of Reading

Samuel Weber: Acts of Reading

by Simon Morgan Wortham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754631222

ISBN-13: 9780754631224

Pub. Date: 09/01/2003

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Wortham (English literature, U. of Portsmouth) considers the work of contemporary thinker Weber not as a continuous body of scholarship, but as a cluster of diffuse centers of attention that continually dislocate and replace each other. He discusses debts to and of psychoanalysis, reinterpreting the institution, the place of technics, and theatricality. Also included

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Wortham (English literature, U. of Portsmouth) considers the work of contemporary thinker Weber not as a continuous body of scholarship, but as a cluster of diffuse centers of attention that continually dislocate and replace each other. He discusses debts to and of psychoanalysis, reinterpreting the institution, the place of technics, and theatricality. Also included is an email interview Wortham and a colleague conducted with him in September 2001 on his response to the terrorist attacks. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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)

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