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The Flesh of Words: The Politics of Writing

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The Flesh of Words: The Politics of Writing - Ranciere, Jacques, and Mandell, Charlotte (Translated by)
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This new collection of challenging literary studies plays with a foundational definition of Western culture: the word become flesh. But the word become flesh is not, or no longer, a theological already-given. It is a millennial goal or telos toward which each text strives. Both witty and immensely erudite, Jacques Ranciere leads the critical reader through a maze of arrivals toward the moment, perhaps always suspended, when the word finds its flesh. That is what he, a valiant and good-humored companion to these texts, ...

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The Flesh of Words: The Politics of Writing 2004, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804740784

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The Flesh of Words: The Politics of Writing 2004, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804740692

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