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Theory and cultural value / Steven Connor.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Oxford : Blackwell, 1992.ISBN:
  • 0631182810
  • 0631182829
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 801.3 20
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. The Necessity of Value -- 3. Value of Pleasure, Pleasure of Value. Sublimation: Value Against Pleasure. Desublimation: Pleasure Against Value -- 4. Absolute Rubbish: Cultural Economies of Loss in Freud, Bataille and Beckett. Beyond the Pleasure Principle. Bataille and Absolute Expenditure. Worstward Ho. Wasting Time. Cultural Value -- 5. The Ethics of Discourse: Habermas, Lyotard and Rorty -- 6. Exchanging Utopia: Marxism, Aesthetics and Value. Eagleton and the Marxist Sublime. Jameson and Utopia -- 7. Feminism and Value: Ethics, Difference, Discourse. Feminism, Postmodernism, Enlightenment. Irigaray and the Ethics of Difference. Feminism and Discourse Ethics -- 8. Ethics Without Ethos: Levinas, Derrida, Joyce. Ethics Against Ethics. Ulysses Jewgreek. In Performance: War and Peace -- 9. Beyond Cultural Value: The Writing of the Other. Clifford Geertz: Finding in Translation. James Clifford: Art-Value, Culture-Value.
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Bibliography: p260-269.-Includes index.

1. Introduction -- 2. The Necessity of Value -- 3. Value of Pleasure, Pleasure of Value. Sublimation: Value Against Pleasure. Desublimation: Pleasure Against Value -- 4. Absolute Rubbish: Cultural Economies of Loss in Freud, Bataille and Beckett. Beyond the Pleasure Principle. Bataille and Absolute Expenditure. Worstward Ho. Wasting Time. Cultural Value -- 5. The Ethics of Discourse: Habermas, Lyotard and Rorty -- 6. Exchanging Utopia: Marxism, Aesthetics and Value. Eagleton and the Marxist Sublime. Jameson and Utopia -- 7. Feminism and Value: Ethics, Difference, Discourse. Feminism, Postmodernism, Enlightenment. Irigaray and the Ethics of Difference. Feminism and Discourse Ethics -- 8. Ethics Without Ethos: Levinas, Derrida, Joyce. Ethics Against Ethics. Ulysses Jewgreek. In Performance: War and Peace -- 9. Beyond Cultural Value: The Writing of the Other. Clifford Geertz: Finding in Translation. James Clifford: Art-Value, Culture-Value.