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On Slowness: Toward an Aesthetic of the Contemporary

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Speed is an obvious facet of contemporary society, whereas slowness has often been dismissed as conservative and antimodern. Challenging a long tradition of thought, Lutz Koepnick instead proposes we understand slowness as a strategy of the contemporary--a decidedly modern practice that gazes firmly at and into the present's velocity.

As he engages with late twentieth- and
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Hardcover, 319 pages
Published October 7th 2014 by Columbia University Press
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