Theory and cultural value /
Steven Connor.
Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, USA : Blackwell, 1992.
x, 275 p. ; 24 cm.
0631182810 (acid-free paper) 0631182829 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, USA : Blackwell, 1992.
0631182810 (acid-free paper) 0631182829 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [260]-269) and index.
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Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
The Necessity of Valuep. 8
Value of Pleasure, Pleasure of Valuep. 34
Sublimation: Value Against Pleasurep. 36
Desublimation: Pleasure Against Valuep. 45
Absolute Rubbish: Cultural Economies of Loss in Freud, Bataille and Beckettp. 57
Beyond the Pleasure Principlep. 61
Bataille and Absolute Expenditurep. 71
Worstward Hop. 80
Wasting Timep. 89
Cultural Valuep. 95
The Ethics of Discourse: Habermas, Lyotard and Rortyp. 102
Exchanging Utopia: Marxism, Aesthetics and Valuep. 133
Eagleton and the Marxist Sublimep. 135
Jameson and Utopiap. 148
Feminism and Value: Ethics, Difference, Discoursep. 158
Feminism, Postmodernism, Enlightenmentp. 163
Irigaray and the Ethics of Differencep. 170
Feminism and Discourse Ethicsp. 182
Ethics Without Ethos: Levinas, Derrida, Joycep. 190
Ethics Against Ethicsp. 194
Ulysses Jewgreekp. 203
In Performance: War and Peacep. 220
Beyond Cultural Value: The Writing of the Otherp. 231
Clifford Geertz: Finding in Translationp. 236
James Clifford: Art-Value, Culture-Valuep. 246
Works Citedp. 260
Indexp. 270
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