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Athens, Still Remains - 10 edition

Athens, Still Remains (ISBN10: 0823232069; ISBN13: 9780823232062)
ISBN13: 978-0823232062
ISBN10: 0823232069

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0823232055
ISBN10: 0823232050

Summary: In this fascinating short book, Jacques Derrida ruminates on the photographical instant in the work of Jean-Fran ois Bonhomme. Confessing his ?passion for the delay,? Derrida reads photography as an experience of mourning made possible by the full daylight of Athens and its surroundings. The book presents Derrida at his best, as he travels to ancient sites, contemplates the city and technics, reads ships and Plato?ultimately writing a picture, if that is possible, of photography itse
lf.? ?Sander van Maas, Utrecht University and University of Amsterdam
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Summary: In this fascinating short book, Jacques Derrida ruminates on the photographical instant in the work of Jean-Fran ois Bonhomme. Confessing his ?passion for the delay,? Derrida reads photography as an experience of mourning made possible by the full daylight of Athens and its surroundings. The book presents Derrida at his best, as he travels to ancient sites, contemplates the city and technics, reads ships and Plato?ultimately writing a picture, if that is possible, of photography itself.? ?Sander van Maas, Utrecht University and University of Amsterdam ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 10
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Publisher: Fordham University Press
Year Published: 2010
International: No



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