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Rancière, Jacques

Works: 550 works in 1,951 publications in 7 languages and 34,402 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Editor, Contributor, Thesis advisor, Other, wat, Collector, Opponent, Interviewer, Restager , Research team head, Dedicatee, Creator, Commentator
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The emancipated spectator by Jacques Rancière( Book )

47 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this title, the foremost philosopher of art argues for a new politics of seeing. The role of the viewer in art and film theory revolves around a theatrical concept of the spectacle. The masses subjected to the society of spectacle have traditionally been seen as aesthetically and politically passive - in response, both artists and thinkers have sought to transform the spectator into an active agent and the spectacle into a performance. In this follow-up to the acclaimed "The Future of the Image", Ranciere takes a radically different approach to this attempted emancipation. Beginning by asking exactly what we mean by political art or the politics of art, he goes on to look at what the tradition of critical art, and the desire to insert art into life, has achieved. Has the militant critique of the consumption of images and commodities become, instead, a melancholic affirmation of their omnipotence?
Film fables / Jacques Rancière ; translated by Emiliano Battista by Jacques Rancière( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Film Fables traces the history of modern cinema. Encyclopedic in scope, Film Fables is that rare work that manages to combine extraordinary breadth and analysis with a lyricism that attests time and again to a love of cinema. Jacques Ranciere moves effortlessly from Eisenstein's and Murnau's transition from theater to film to Fritz Lang's confrontation with television; from the classical poetics of Mann's Westerns to Ray's romantic poetics of the image; from Rossellini's neo-realism to Deleuze's philosophy of the cinema and Marker's documentaries. Film Fables shows us how, between its images and its stories, the cinema tells the truth."--Jacket
The future of the image by Jacques Rancière( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Future of the Image, Jacques Ranciere develops a new concept of the image in contemporary art and film, showing how art and politics have always been intrinsically intertwined. Covering a range of art movements, filmmakers such as Godard and Bresson, and thinkers such as Foucault, Deleuze, Adorno, Barthes, Lyotard and Greenberg, Ranciere shows that contemporary theorists of the image are suffering from religious tendencies."--Jacket
The politics of aesthetics : the distribution of the sensible by Jacques Rancière( Book )

50 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Politics of Aesthetics rethinks the relationship between art and politics outside of the models established by the Marxist tradition, the Frankfurt School, and the more recent contributions made by the post-structuralists. Reclaiming aesthetics from the narrow confines it is often reduced to, Jacques Ranciere reveals its intrinsic link to politics by analyzing what they both have in common: the delimitation of the visible and the invisible, the audible and the inaudible, the thinkable and the unthinkable, the possible and the impossible."
On the shores of politics by Jacques Rancière( Book )

52 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is frequently said that we are living through the end of politics, the end of social upheavals, the end of utopian folly. Consensual realism is the order of the day. But political realists, remarks Jacques Ranciere, are always several steps behind reality, and the only thing which may come to an end with their dominance is democracy. 'We could', he suggests, 'merely smile at the duplicity of the conclusion/suppression of politics which is simultaneously a suppression/conclusion of philosophy.' This is precisely the task which Ranciere undertakes in these subtle and perceptive essays. He argues persuasively that since Plato and Aristotle politics has always constructed itself as the art of ending politics, that realism is itself utopian, and that what has succeeded the polemical forms of class struggle is not the wisdom of a new millennium but the return of old fears, criminality and chaos. Whether he is discussing the confrontation between Mitterrand and Chirac, French working-class discourse after the 1830 revolution, or the ideology of recent student mobilizations, his aim is to restore philosophy to politics and give politics back its original and necessary meaning: the organization of dissent. --Product Description
The politics of literature by Jacques Rancière( Book )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics of literature is not the same as the politics of writers and their commitments, nor does it concern the way writers represent social structures or political struggles. The expression 'politics of literature' assumes that there is a specific connection between politics as a form of collective practice and literature as a historically determined regime of the art of writing. It implies that literature intervenes in the parceling out of space and time, place and identity, speech and noise, the visible and the invisible, that is the arena of the political. This book seeks to show how the literary revolution shatters the perceptible order that underpinned traditional hierarchies, but also why literary equality foils any bid to place literature in the service of politics or in its place. It tests its hypotheses on certain writers: Flaubert, Tolstoy, Hugo, Mallarmé, Brecht and Borges, to name a few. It also shows the consequences of this for psychoanalytical intepretation, historical narration and philosophical conceptualization. -- Publisher description
Althusser's lesson by Jacques Rancière( Book )

39 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lesson in orthodoxy : M. L. teaches John Lewis that it is the masses which make history -- A lesson in politics : philosophers do not become kings -- A lesson in self-criticism : class struggle rages in theory -- A lesson in history : the damages of humanism -- A discourse in its place -- Appendix. For the record : on the theory of ideology
Hatred of democracy by Jacques Rancière( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a compelling and timely analysis, Hatred of Democracy rediscovers the ever-new and subversive power of the democratic idea."--BOOK JACKET
The ignorant schoolmaster : five lessons in intellectual emancipation by Jacques Rancière( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recounts the story of Joseph Jacotot"--Vii
Aesthetics and its discontents by Jacques Rancière( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only yesterday aesthetics stood accused of concealing cultural games of social distinction. Now it is considered a parasitic discourse from which artistic practices must be freed. But aesthetics is not a discourse. It is an historical regime for the identification of art. This regime is paradoxical, because it founds the autonomy of art only at the price of suppressing the boundaries separating its practices and its objects from those of everyday life and of making free aesthetic play into the promise of a new revolution. Aesthetics is not a politics by accident but in essence. But this politics operates in the unresolved tension between two opposed forms of politics: the first consists in transforming art into forms of collective life, the second in preserving from all forms of militant or commercial compromise the autonomy that makes it a promise of emancipation. This constitutive tension sheds light on the paradoxes and transformations of critical art. It also makes it possible to understand why today's calls to free art from aesthetics are misguided and lead to a smothering of both aesthetics and politics in ethics
Disagreement : politics and philosophy by Jacques Rancière( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissensus : on politics and aesthetics by Jacques Rancière( Book )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dissensus comprises several of Ranciere's recent contributions to problems of art and politics. On issues such as the specificity of aesthetic experience, the politics of art, democracy and human rights, Ranciere provides novel analyses that yield nothing to the prevailing liberal consensus. Along the way, he engages in some unerring critiques of major contemporary thinkers - Giorgio Agamben, Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Derrida, Antonio Negri. Moreover, insightful essays about recent phenomena debunk notions that political insecurity today requires waging war on 'archaic' anti-democratic elements, or that the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks constitute a rupture in the symbolic order."--Jacket
The nights of labor : the workers' dream in nineteenth-century France by Jacques Rancière( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The names of history : on the poetics of knowledge by Jacques Rancière( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intervals of cinema by Jacques Rancière( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cinema, like language, can be said to exist as a system of differences, and in his latest book the acclaimed philosopher Jacques Ranciere relates cinema to literature and theatre. With literature, he argues, cinema takes its narrative conventions, while at the same time effacing its images and its philosophy; and it rejects theatre, while also fulfilling theatre's dream. Built on these contradictions, the cinema is the real, material space in which one feels moved by the spectacle of shadows. Thus, for Ranciere, the cinema is the always disappointed dream of a language of images. From the Trade Paperback edition
The philosopher and his poor by Jacques Rancière( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'The Philosopher and the Poor' Jacques Rancière meditates on what philosophy has to do with poverty in close readings of major texts of Western thought
Aisthesis : scenes from the aesthetic regime of art by Jacques Rancière( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democratic malaise, political disarray and panic: a year after Francois Hollande's election, things aren't looking good. Jacques Ranciére and Pierre Rosanvallon, two major thinkers and theorists of democracy, attempt to understand our moral and political predicament. --from publisher description
Mute speech : literature, critical theory, and politics by Jacques Rancière( Book )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout his career, shaped by a notable collaboration with Louis Althusser, Jacques Rancière has continually unsettled political discourse, particularly by examining its relationship to aesthetics. Like Michel Foucault, he broke with his many of his predecessors to upend dominant twentieth-century historical narratives and critical theories. Often overlooked in the canon of his works, Mute Speech contains the critical seeds of Rancière's most provocative assertions, challenging the intellectual orthodoxy that had come to define the nature of art and representation. Arguing that
Jacques Rancière : education, truth, emancipation by Charles W Bingham( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner - AERA 2011 Outstanding Book Award. Jacques Rancière: Education, Truth, Emancipation demonstrates the importance of Rancière's work for educational theory, and in turn, it shows just how central Rancière's educational thought is to his work in political theory and aesthetics. Charles Bingham and Gert Biesta illustrate brilliantly how philosophy can benefit from Rancière's particular way of thinking about education, and go on to offer their own provocative account of the relationship between education, truth, and emancipation. Including a new essay by Rancière himself, this book is a mus
Reading Rancière by Paul Bowman( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past 40 years, Jacques Rancière's work has defined itself through a remarkable set of philosophical differences in relation to other key figures working in the fields of politics, philosophy and aesthetics. There have been significant philosophical, theoretical and aesthetic disagreements with influential figures in contemporary thought, including Althusser, Bourdieu, Derrida, Agamben, Deleuze, Foucault, Habermas and Badiou. Through these differences Rancière has emerged as one of the world's leading contemporary theorists. Whilst Rancière has long been a well-known force in francopho
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The politics of aesthetics : the distribution of the sensible
Alternative Names
Jacques Rancière filòsof francès

Jacques Rancière filósofo francés

Jacques Rancière filosofo francese

Jacques Rancière filsuf Perancis

Jacques Rancière Frans filosoof

Jacques Rancière französischer Philosoph

Jacques Rancière French philosopher

Jacques Rancière philosophe français

Rancière, Jacques

Rancière, Jacques 1940-

Rancières, Jacques 1940-

Ransijer, Žak.

Ζακ Ρανσιέρ

Ρανσιέρ, Ζακ 1940-

Жак Рансиер

Жак Рансьєр


Рансьер, Жак

Рансьер, Жак 1940-

رانسيار، جاك

ژاک رانسیر فیلسوف فرانسوی

랑시에르, 자크 1940-

자크 랑시에르


ランシエール, J

ランシエール, ジャック



Film fables / Jacques Rancière ; translated by Emiliano BattistaThe future of the imageThe politics of aesthetics : the distribution of the sensibleOn the shores of politicsThe politics of literatureAlthusser's lessonHatred of democracyThe ignorant schoolmaster : five lessons in intellectual emancipation