Thinking - Resisting - Reading the Political

Current Perspectives on Politics and Communities in the Arts Vol. 2

Edited by Anneka Esch-van Kan, Stephan Packard, and Philipp Schulte

Thinking - Resisting - Reading the Political
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Edited by Anneka Esch-van Kan, Stephan Packard, and Philipp Schulte

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332 pages | 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 | © 2013
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9783037342176 Published March 2013

Anneka Esch-van Kan, Stephan Packard, Philipp Schulte: Politics and Aesthetics: Introduction


Stephan Packard: Thinking – Introduction


Maria Muhle: From the Plebs to the Demos: Two Notions of Political Subjectification


Chantal Mouffe: Democratic Politics in the Age of Post-Fordism


Josef Früchtl: As If We Could Trust: Fiction and Aesthetics of the Political


Dieter Mersch: The Political and the Violent: On Resistances


Friedrich Balke: All in Good Time? Fiction and the Possibility of Historic Events


Jacques Rancière: Doing or Not Doing: Politics, Aesthetics, Performance


Anneka Esch-van Kan: Resisting – Introduction


Judith Butler: Ethical Ambivalence


Frank Ruda: Thinking Politics Concretely: Negation, Affirmation, and the Dialectics of Dialectics and Non-Dialectics


Simon Critchley: Is Utopianism Dead?


Jon McKenzie: Abu Ghraib and the Society of the Spectacle of the Scaffold


Anneka Esch-van Kan: "Torture Chicks" – Resistance and the Political in Coco Fusco's "A Room of One's Own" and "A Field Guide for Female Interrogators"


Andreas Hetzel: "Prendre la parole": Voices of Resistance in Contemporary Theory


Anneka Esch-van Kan, Philipp Schulte: Reading – Introduction


Armen Avanessian: Reading Political Theories (not) Reading: Towards a Contemporary Realism of Reference


Wim Peeters: Contesting "the Democratic Chattering of the Letter": Politics of Commentary in 20th Century Literature


Juliane Rebentisch: Realism Today: Art, Politics, and the Critique of Representation


Nikolaus Müller-Schöll: "Plus d'un rôle": Playing Together in Contemporary Dance, Theatre, and Performance


Philipp Schulte: Alternative Genealogies – Critique and Style in Contemporary Performance Art:. Xavier Le Roy and Mamoru Iriguchi


Stephen Packard: Why are Story Arcs Dark and Gritty? On the Metaphysics of Seriality in "Dexter" and Kammerer


Gabriel Rockhill: Critical Reflections on the Ontological Illusion: Rethinking the Relation between Art and Politics


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