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Author Graff Zivin, Erin, author.

Title Anarchaeologies : reading as misreading / Erin Graff Zivin
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (193 pages)
Series Lit z
Lit z.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Introduction: ethical and political thinking after literature -- Misunderstanding literature -- Toward an anarchaeological latinamericanism -- Ethics against politics -- Levinas in Latin America -- Abraham's double bind -- Untimely ethics: deconstruction and its precursors -- The metapolitics of allegory -- The aesthetics and politics of error -- Toward a passive university -- Afterword: Truth and error in the age of trump -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary How do we read after the so-called death of literature? Graff Zivin elaborates anarchaeological reading: reading for the blind spots, errors, points of opacity or untranslatability. Through interdiscursive exposure between continental philosophy and Argentine literature, art, and film, Graff Zivin shows how anarchaeological reading radicalizes the possibility of justice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 24, 2020)
Subject Art and philosophy.
Reading -- Philosophy
Art and philosophy.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Caribbean & Latin American.
Reading -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0823286835