The practice of theory : poststructuralism, cultural politics, and art history /

Many art historians regard poststructuralist theory with suspicion; some even see its focus on the political dimension of language as hostile to an authentic study of the past. Keith Moxey bridges the gap between historical and theoretical approaches with the provocative argument that we cannot have...

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Author / Creator: Moxey, Keith P. F., 1943-
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1994.
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Preface
  • Introduction: History, Theory, Cultural Politics
  • PART ONE. Cultural Politics: Theory
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One. Representation
  • Chapter Two. Ideology
  • Chapter Three. Authorship
  • PART TWO. Cultural Politics: Practice
  • Chapter Four. Panofiky's Melancolia
  • Chapter Five. The Paradox of Mimesis
  • Chapter Six. Seeing Through
  • Chapter Seven. Making "Genius"
  • Index