The Future of the Image

The Future of the Image

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ISBN-13: 9781844672974
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 02/02/2009
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 897,682
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jacques Rancière is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris-VIII. His books include The Politics of Aesthetics, On the Shores of Politics, Short Voyages to the Land of the People, The Nights of Labor, Staging the People, and The Emancipated Spectator.

Gregory Elliott is a member of the editorial collective of Radical Philosophy and author of Althusser: The Detour of Theory and Labourism and the English Genius: The Strange Decay of Labour England?.

Table of Contents


Sources of Texts     vii
The Future of the Image     1
Sentence, Image, History     33
Painting in the Text     69
The Surface of Design     91
Are Some Things Unrepresentable?     109
Notes     139
Index     143

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In our time of the disorientation of the left, his writings offer one of the few conceptualizations of how we are to continue to resist.

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In the face of impossible attempts to proceed with progressive ideas within the terms of postmodernist discourse, Rancière shows a way out of the malaise.

Kristin Ross

His art lies in the rigor of his argument – its careful, precise unfolding –
and at the same time not treating his reader, whether university professor or unemployed actress, as an imbecile.

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