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Profanations by Giorgio Agamben. The Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben has always been an original reader of texts, understanding their many rich historical, aesthetic, and political meanings and effects. In ProfanationsAgamben has assembled for the first time some of his most pivotal essays on photography, the novel, and film.
A meditation on memory and oblivion, on what is lost and what remains, Pro The Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben has always been an original reader of texts, understanding their many rich historical, aesthetic, and political meanings and effects.
A meditation on memory and oblivion, on what is lost and what remains, Profanations proves yet again giortio Agamben is one of the most provocative writers of our time.
In ten essays, Agamben ponders a series of literary and philosophical problems: The range of topics and themes addressed here attest aagamben the creativity of Agamben’s singular mode of thought and his persistent concern with the act of witnessing, sometimes futile, sometimes earth-shattering.
An act of resistance to every form of separation, the concept of profanation reorients perceptions of how power, consumption, and use interweave to produce an urgent political modality and desire: Agamben not only provides a new and potent theoretical model but describes it with a writerly style that itself forges inescapable links among literature, politics, and proanazioni.
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Lists with This Book. Sep 09, Ben rated it liked it Recommends it for: Similar to his Idea of ProseProfanations is a series of short writings spanning Agamben’s various literary and philosophical proganazioni.
The main essay, “In Praise of Profanation,” seems to function as a bridge of sorts between earlier and later components of A. The reflections on W. Benjamin’s “Capitalism as Religion” are astute, although A. Some familiar themes the significance of gesture, profanszioni, etc.
I found the most intriguing and developed sections to be the “Parody” chapter and the conclusion of “Special Being,” which elegantly redefines Debord’s sense of “spectacle” in relation to medieval debates on the metaphysical status of images!
So, it’s in these shorter, more casual writings as in Idea of ProseMeans Without End where Agamben reveals some of the assumptions that often go unstated or passed over in his longer or more formally restricted books. It’s strange to think that so much learning and erudition, which A. Mar 12, Robb rated it agamen was amazing. So fresh, so oriented towards the hidden and sacred. Things that I would write if I could write anything.
I’ll profanazilni when I complete it. Aug 19, Nalanda Buatong rated it it was amazing. Jun 03, M. Sarki rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: These verbs mean to make impure or inferior by adding foreign substances to something: A photo from some time ago that I wish I would have kept, where my Verb1.
A photo from some time ago that I wish I would have kept, where my wife’s face was simply angelic, she sitting backwards in a ladder-back chair, nude, her legs spread wide and her genitals on display.
Of course, my wife and I don’t do porn so we rejected the photograph, but in retrospect, my wife was so profxnazioni beautiful in that photograph, totally unaware she was showing too much of her genitalia, and because of it, innocent to the consequences possible, even, for example, if her aging dad, who was still living at the time, ever found out.
Because of my wife’s innocence the problem now existed where our art did not interface with pornography in the sense described in the opening quote because the model had no feelings of conflict and contradiction during the shoot, but would have had afterward when she saw the results and thought of her father finding out if she went ahead and approved of the picture’s publication.
I, as photographer, was guilty from the beginning simply because I wanted prodanazioni shot completed as composed in order to see what zgamben could see, but never did I have any idea of publishing it and I went radically extreme agamgen a dummy so far as removing it from my files.
Wgamben is the extent of my pornography “likes” pertaining to photography. And truth be known this is the type of photo I would love to capture my wife in. But that will never happen. She is viorgio even close to the type of person who could make art like that. I am not sure she is even the type of person who would allow herself to be fucked like that, the way the pros do it and with all that heavy machinery involved.
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We are both recovering puritans. But I have never thought I had to resort to bondage or tricks to get a powerful image. Practice and a good eye helps. I believe she even was ordered by a French judge to pay back taxes owed on profits from her work, profits that she never even received. Ggiorgio the judge considered her a whore. The famous philosopher Giorgio Agamben writes about her unique work in front of the camera in his very interesting book titled, Profanations.
Dios no agambeh muerto, sino que ha sido incorporado en el destino del hombre. Esta esfera es el consumo. Pero eso significa que profanar se ha vuelto imposible Adriana Hidalgo Editora, Oct 21, Stephen rated it really liked it. I read his essay “Magic and Happiness” three times, one after the next. May 07, David rated it really liked it Shelves: Some very tasty essays in here.
Feb 12, Benino rated it it agamgen amazing. Agamben’s reflections on cultural artefacts, materialism, and genius alternate between the poetic and the theoretical, and find their beauty in their litheness. This engaging and accessible collection of short essays uses etymology and cultural histories to address the crossing points between the divine and the human.
He reframes debates about authorship, photography, and parody within the motion of the gesture and human playfulness to address psychological functions and the cultural performativ Agamben’s reflections on cultural artefacts, materialism, and genius alternate between the poetic and the theoretical, and find their beauty in their litheness. He reframes debates about authorship, photography, and parody within the motion of the gesture and human playfulness to address psychological functions and the cultural performativity of human action in text and image.
Agamben’s text is deft and insightful in its demand for a new response of the viewer and reader. Jan 02, Scot rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is the first work I have read by Agamben, and I am quite sure it will not be my last.
Jan 01, Oktaria Asmarani rated it really liked it. Buku pertama tahun ini.
Esai-esai di dalamnya tidak berhubungan satu sama lain, bahkan menurut saya terkesan acak. Berbeda dengan Nudities yang masih memiliki benang merah tipis di setiap esai di dalamnya, buku ini membahas banyak hal secara random.
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Beberapa di antaranya terkait dengan: Padat tapi ringkas, enak dib Buku pertama tahun ini. Padat tapi ringkas, enak dibaca di waktu senggang. Hal yang saya suka dari tulisan-tulisan Agamben adalah betapa ia tidak terasa tendensius. Dan Agamben biasa mengakhiri esainya dengan paragraf yang entah mengapa sangat apik bagi saya. Selalu apik dan manis. Saya pikir saya tidak salah memilih Profanations sebagai jalan pembuka untuk membaca Seri Homo Sacer.
Oct 09, Jean Bosh rated it really liked it. Superb, playful essays on language, magic, secret names, the forgotten, and, of course, the importance of profanation.
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Y el cierre es brillante! Jul 17, Adam Stein rated it really liked it Shelves: Really interesting, well-written, and creative, but a little short and incomplete-feeling. Which is not a bad thing, just a little different than I was expecting. Agamben has a lot of charm, and a real respect for, and knowledge of, hi Really interesting, well-written, and creative, but a little short and incomplete-feeling. Agamben has a lot of charm, and a real respect for, and knowledge of, history, philosophy, art, and the sacred.
I look forward to reading more by him. Jul 09, Matthew Balliro rated it really liked it Shelves: If you like your Agamben short, sweet, and concentrated, then this is the book for you. Each essay takes on a very specific subject and dissects it from more angles than you could imagine. Well worth your time. Oct 06, tout rated it it was amazing Shelves: Although, perhaps the most fragmented of his books that I’ve read and with some essays that I’m at worst mildly indifferent to even if they are pleasurable and interesting to read, this book deserves five stars if only for ‘the Assistants’, ‘Special Being’, ‘Magic and Happiness’ and ‘In Praise of Profanation’ alone.
Apr 30, Ethan rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 28, Marie rated it it was amazing. Magnificent, exquisite perspicacity of thought.