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Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Art Cinema

James Harvey


In Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Art Cinema, James Harvey contends that Rancière’s writing allows us to broach art and politics on the very same terms: each involves the visible and the invisible, the heard and unheard, and the distribution of bodies in a perceivable social order. Between making, performing, viewing and sharing films, a space is constructed for tracing and realigning the margins of society, allowing us to consider the potential of cinema to create new political subjects. Drawing on case studies of films including Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York, Nuri Bilge Ceylan ... More

Keywords: ‘Rancière’, ‘art cinema’, ‘politics’, ‘aesthetics’, ‘spectatorship’

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474423786
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423786.001.0001


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James Harvey, author

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