Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal [NOOK Book]

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Theory for Art History provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works, and ideas. Written for the student in need of a quick introduction or for the scholar brushing up on details, this new volume in the theory4 series provides key information on the major theoretical thinkers of the past century-from Marx to Foucault, from Badiou to Agamben-through their particular relevance to art history. Theory for Art History is designed for easy use by both ...
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Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal

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Overview

Theory for Art History provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works, and ideas. Written for the student in need of a quick introduction or for the scholar brushing up on details, this new volume in the theory4 series provides key information on the major theoretical thinkers of the past century-from Marx to Foucault, from Badiou to Agamben-through their particular relevance to art history. Theory for Art History is designed for easy use by both students and more advanced scholars in both art and visual studies.
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Donald Preziosi
A lucid and profoundly hopeful inquiry into the possibilities for art history and critical theory by one of the most brilliant of the emerging generation of art historians. (Donald Preziosi, Oxford University)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135871444
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/13/2013
  • Series: theory4
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 1,365,097
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Jae Emerling has been Chancellor's Fellow in the Department of Art History at UCLA.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
Predecessors 1
1 Sigmund Freud 3
2 Karl Marx 15
3 Friedrich Nietzsche 25
4 Ferdinand de Saussure 33
Theory for Art History 39
5 Theodor W. Adorno 41
6 Giorgio Agamben 49
7 Louis Althusser 57
8 Alain Badiou 65
9 Roland Barthes 69
10 Georges Bataille 79
11 Jean Baudrillard 87
12 Walter Benjamin 95
13 Pierre Bourdieu 105
14 Judith Butler 115
15 Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari 121
16 Jacques Derrida 131
17 Michel Foucault 145
18 Martin Heidegger 157
19 Luce Irigaray 169
20 Julia Kristeva 177
21 Jacques Lacan 185
22 Emmanuel Levinas 195
23 Jean-Francois Lyotard 203
24 Maurice Merleau-Ponty 213
25 Edward W. Said 219
26 Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 227
Afterword 235
27 A Relation of Immanence: The Afterlife of Art History and Critical Theory 237
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