Ideology, Rhetoric, Aesthetics: For de Man (The Frontiers of Theory EUP)

Ideology, Rhetoric, Aesthetics: For de Man (The Frontiers of Theory EUP)

Andrzej Warminski


Readings of de Man's critique of aesthetic ideology and the unusual 'materiality' that emerges from it. This quantity explicates Paul de Man's overdue undertaking of a critique of aesthetic ideology and makes an attempt to increase it in methods efficient for serious idea. After a studying of de Man's paintings in all its rigour - and for this reason additionally the classy concept of Kant, Schiller, and Hegel- the ebook is going directly to discover a 'material second' in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit that lives on in Marx and within the Marxist culture. The ebook additionally elucidates de Man's severe interpreting of Heidegger at the instance of Hölderlin-a second crucial for de Man's shifts to the query of rhetoric after which to the query of ideology-and ends with a studying of Derrida's 'last' textual content on de guy and its uncanny self-inscription in Rousseau's episode of the stolen ribbon.

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