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The aesthetics of uncertainty / Janet Wolff.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: BH39 .W635 2008

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    Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts
    Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Wolff, Janet.
    Published
    New York : Columbia University Press, c2008
    Contents
    Introduction: The desire for certainty
    and the timeliness of doubt
    Groundless beauty : feminism and the aesthetics of uncertainty
    English art and principled aesthetics
    The iconic and the allusive : the case for beauty in post-Holocaust art
    The impolite boarder : Kitaj's "diasporist" art and its critical response
    "Degenerate art" in Britain : refugees, internees, and visual culture
    The sociological image
    Afterword: Aesthetics and ethics in the twenty-first century.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-177) and index.
    Introduction: The desire for certainty--and the timeliness of doubt -- Groundless beauty : feminism and the aesthetics of uncertainty -- English art and principled aesthetics -- The iconic and the allusive : the case for beauty in post-Holocaust art -- The impolite boarder : Kitaj's "diasporist" art and its critical response -- "Degenerate art" in Britain : refugees, internees, and visual culture -- The sociological image -- Afterword: Aesthetics and ethics in the twenty-first century.

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    English
    External Link
    Table of contents only
    ISBN
    9780231140966
    0231140967 (cloth : alk. paper)
    Physical Description
    ix, 184 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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