Missing the Point: The Rise of High Modernity and the Decline of Everything Else
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Paperback. Signed and dedicated by author on title page. Front lower leading corner is very lightly bumped. Minor marks on page block foot. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 412349
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Rezension: As an internationally recognised expert on theatre and cultural politics, John Elsom examines in his new book a few myths of post-modern culture. Choosing a number of examples - the Millennium Dome, the BBC, New Labour's cultural policy, rhetoric, beauty and the sublime - he convincingly shows how we have locked ourselves into all kinds of "domes" intended to protect ourselves from a threatening outside world, as if we no longer want revelation about that world or of our inner truth. Written in a witty but thought-provoking style, Missing the Point helps the reader to be at least aware of what should not be overlooked, if we want still to understand and control our world, while not locking ourselves into the past or into the speculations of post-modernity. Reading this brilliant essay is an experience in perception management I would not have like to have missed, particularly if I had been locked in a dome or in Academia. --P. Pavis
Titel: Missing the Point: The Rise of High ...
Verlag: The Lutterworth Press, Cambridge
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Signiert: By Author
Art des Buches: Used
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