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The Resource Drawing the line : toward an aesthetics of transitional justice, Carrol Clarkson

Drawing the line : toward an aesthetics of transitional justice, Carrol Clarkson

Label
Drawing the line : toward an aesthetics of transitional justice
Title
Drawing the line
Title remainder
toward an aesthetics of transitional justice
Statement of responsibility
Carrol Clarkson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Drawing the Line examines the ways in which cultural, political, and legal lines are imagined, drawn, crossed, erased, and redrawn in post-apartheid South Africa--through literary texts, artworks, and other forms of cultural production. Under the rubric of a philosophy of the limit, and with reference to a range of signifying acts and events, this book asks what it takes to recalibrate a sociopolitical scene, shifting perceptions of what counts and what matters, of what can be seen and heard, of what can be valued or regarded as meaningful. The book thus argues for an aesthetics of transitional justice and makes an appeal for a postapartheid aesthetic inquiry, as opposed to simply a political or a legal one. Each chapter brings a South African artwork, text, speech, building, or social encounter into conversation with debates in critical theory and continental philosophy, asking: What challenge do these South African acts of signification and resignification pose to current literary-philosophical debates?" -- Publisher website
Member of
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarkson, Carrol
Dewey number
809.933554
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.L33
LC item number
C58 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Just ideas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Justice in literature
  • Law and aesthetics
  • Law and ethics
  • Transitional justice
  • Authors, South African
Label
Drawing the line : toward an aesthetics of transitional justice, Carrol Clarkson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Drawing the line -- Redrawing the lines -- Justice and the art of transition -- Intersections : ethics and aesthetics -- Poets, philosophers, and other animals -- Visible and invisible : what surfaces in three Johannesburg novels? -- Who are we?
Control code
865511359
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 204 pages
Isbn
9780823254163
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013009209
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)829999706
Label
Drawing the line : toward an aesthetics of transitional justice, Carrol Clarkson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Drawing the line -- Redrawing the lines -- Justice and the art of transition -- Intersections : ethics and aesthetics -- Poets, philosophers, and other animals -- Visible and invisible : what surfaces in three Johannesburg novels? -- Who are we?
Control code
865511359
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 204 pages
Isbn
9780823254163
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013009209
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)829999706

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