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Author Rancière, Jacques.
Uniform Title Parole muette. English
Title Mute speech : literature, critical theory, and politics / Jacques Rancière ; translated by James Swenson ; with an introduction by Gabriel Rockhill.
Published New York : Columbia University Press, c2011.
Book Cover

 Floor4  PQ281 .R3413 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description vi, 194 p. ; 24 cm.
Series New directions in critical theory
New directions in critical theory.
Note Translated from the French.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: through the looking glass - the subversion of the modernist doxa / Gabriel Rockhill -- Introduction: from one literature to another -- Part I: From restricted to general poetics. -- From the representation to expression -- From the book of stone to the book of life -- The book of life and the expression of society -- Part II: From the generalized poetics to the mute letter. -- From the poetry of the future to the poetry of the past -- The book of pieces -- The fable of the letter -- Writing at war -- Part III: The contradictions of the work of literature. -- The book in style -- The writing of the idea -- Artifice, madness, the work -- Conclusion: a skeptical art.
Subject French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Related Names Swenson, James.
ISBN 9780231151023 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0231151020 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780231151030 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0231151039 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780231528009 (ebook)
0231528000 (ebook)
OCLC number 730413684