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First published in French as: Politique de la litterature.
Paperback, 248 pages
Published February 7th 2011 by Polity Press (first published 2007)
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Rancière's ideas on what he calls the aesthetic regime of the arts and their various modes of operating within a common sensorium are important for the study of literature and artistic practices today. His readings of Jena aesthetics, Flaubert, Balzac, Mallarmé, and others are both passionate and cut to the heart of the matter in demonstrating how certain aesthetic practices for the past 200 years have trumped both Platonic, ethical ways of thinking about images and Aristotelian representational ...more
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Jacques Rancière (born Algiers, 1940) is a French philosopher and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris (St. Denis) who came to prominence when he co-authored Reading Capital (1968), with the Marxist philosopher Louis Althusser.

Rancière contributed to the influential volume Reading "Capital" (though his contribution is not contained in the partial English translation) before
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