Modern Political Aesthetics from Romantic to Modernist Literature: Choreographies of Social Performance

1st Edition

Tudor Balinisteanu

Published May 10, 2018
Reference - 210 Pages
ISBN 9781138303928 - CAT# Y366505
Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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In this new research monograph, Tudor Balinsteanu draws on concepts of dance to demonstrate how the nonhuman is dealt with in terms of practical politics, that is, choreographies of social performance which emerge at the intersection of literature, art, and embodied life. Drawing on a number of influential texts by William Wordsworth, Joseph Conrad, W. B. Yeats, and James Joyce, this truly interdisciplinary monograph explores the relations between the human and the nonhuman across centuries of literature and as demonstrated in philosophical concepts and social experiments.

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