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The Resource Critical aesthetics and postmodernism, Paul Crowther, (electronic resource)

Critical aesthetics and postmodernism, Paul Crowther, (electronic resource)

Label
Critical aesthetics and postmodernism
Title
Critical aesthetics and postmodernism
Statement of responsibility
Paul Crowther
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In recent times considerable controversy has raged around the question of postmodern culture and its products. Paul Crowther attempts to overcome some of the antagonistic viewpoints involved by expounding and developing key themes from the work of Kant and Merleau-Ponty in the context of contemporary culture. His work analyses topics such as the relation between art and politics, the problematics of poststructuralist and feminist approaches to art, the re-emergence and relevance of theories of the sublime, and the continuing possibilities of artistic creativity. The central theme of the book is that there are constants in human experience around which art and philosophy constellate. At the same time, however, due account must be given of the ways in which such constants are historically mediated. By articulating various aspects of this relation, Crowther shows that the postmodern sensibility can be more than that of an alienated consumerism. Understood in the proper theoretical context, it is grounded on experience and artefacts which humanize
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crowther, Paul
Dewey number
111/.85
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Postmodernism
  • Aesthetics
  • Aesthetics, Modern
Label
Critical aesthetics and postmodernism, Paul Crowther, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn328465113
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages, [4] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191519574
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)328465113
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Critical aesthetics and postmodernism, Paul Crowther, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn328465113
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages, [4] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191519574
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)328465113
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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