The Resource Under representation : the racial regime of aesthetics, David Lloyd, (ebook)

Under representation : the racial regime of aesthetics, David Lloyd, (ebook)

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Under representation : the racial regime of aesthetics
Title
Under representation
Title remainder
the racial regime of aesthetics
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David Lloyd
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eng
Summary
Under Representation shows how the founding texts of aesthetic philosophy ground the racial order of the modern world in our concepts of universality, freedom, and humanity. Late Enlightenment discourse on aesthetic experience proposes a decisive account of the conditions of possibility for universal human subjecthood. The aesthetic forges a powerful "racial regime of representation" whose genealogy runs from Enlightenment thinkers like Kant and Schiller to late Modernist critics like Adorno and Benjamin. For aesthetic philosophy, representation is not just about depiction of diverse humans or inclusion in political or cultural institutions. It is an activity that undergirds the various spheres of human practice and theory, from the most fundamental acts of perception and reflection to the relation of the subject to the political, the economic, and the social. Representation regulates the distribution of racial identifications along a developmental trajectory: The racialized remain "under representation," on the threshold of humanity and not yet capable of freedom and civility as aesthetic thought defines those attributes. To ignore the aesthetic is thus to overlook its continuing force in the formation of the racial and political structures down to the present. Both a genealogy and an account of our present, Under Representation ultimately helps show how a political reading of aesthetics can help us build a racial politics adequate for the problems we face today, one that stakes claims more radical than multicultural demands for representation
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Midwest
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1941-
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Lloyd, David
Dewey number
111/.85
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Aesthetics
  • Minorities
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adult
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Under representation : the racial regime of aesthetics, David Lloyd, (ebook)
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780823282395
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12233428
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12233428
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Label
Under representation : the racial regime of aesthetics, David Lloyd, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823282395
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12233428
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12233428
System control number
MWT12233428
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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