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Mute Speech: Literature, Critical Theory, and Politics - Ranciere, Jacques, and Swenson, James (Translated by), and Rockhill, Gabriel (Introduction by)
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Jacques Ranciere has continually unsettled political discourse, particularly through his questioning of aesthetic "distributions of the sensible," which configure the limits of what can be seen and said. Widely recognized as a seminal work in Ranciere's corpus, the translation of which is long overdue, Mute Speech is an intellectual tour de force proposing a new framework for thinking about the history of art and literature. Ranciere argues that our current notion of "literature" is a relatively recent creation, having ...

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Mute Speech: Literature, Critical Theory, and Politics 2011, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231151030

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Mute Speech: Literature, Critical Theory, and Politics 2011, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231151023

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