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Author Owens, Craig.
Title Beyond recognition : representation, power, and culture / Craig Owens ; edited by Scott Bryson [and others] ; introduction by Simon Watney.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, [1992]
©1992

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Author Owens, Craig.
Subject Arts -- Psychological aspects.
Politics in art.
Arts, Modern -- 20th century.
Alt Name Bryson, Scott Stewart.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 386 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-369) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Craig Owens: "The Indignity of Speaking for Others" / Simon Watney -- pt. I. Toward a Theory of Postmodernism. Einstein on the Beach: The Primacy of Metaphor. Photography en abyme. Detachment: from the parergon. Earthwords. The Allegorical Impulse: Toward a Theory of Postmodernism. The Allegorical Impulse: Toward a Theory of. Postmodernism, Part 2. Representation, Appropriation, and Power. Sherrie Levine at A & M Artworks. Allan McCollum: Repetition and Difference. From Work to Frame, or, Is There Life After "The Death of the Author"? -- pt. II. Sexuality/Power. Honor, Power, and the Love of Women. William Wegman's Psychoanalytic Vaudeville. The Discourse of Others: Feminists and Postmodernism. The Medusa Effect, or, The Spectacular Ruse. Posing. Outlaws: Gay Men in Feminism -- pt. III. Cultures. Politics of Coppelia. Sects and Language. The Critic as Realist. "The Indignity of Speaking for Others": An Imaginary Interview. The Problem with Puerilism. Analysis Logical and Ideological. Improper Names. Interview with Craig Owens / Anders Stephanson. The Yen for Art. Global Issues -- pt. IV. Pedagogy. Postmodern Art 1971-1986. Bibliography: Contemporary Art and Art Criticism. Seminar in Theory and Criticism. Bibliography: The Political Economy of Culture. Visualizing AIDS. Course Bibliography on Visual AIDS.
Summary Essays written by Owens over the 15 years he was writing, divided into four sections: Towards a theory of postmodernism, Sexuality/power, Cultures, and Pedagogy. These latter two indicate the scope of his political commitment.
ISBN 9780520912328 (electronic bk.)
0520912322 (electronic bk.)
0585274789 (electronic bk.)
9780585274782 (electronic bk.)
0520077407
0520077393 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 45730686
Additional Format Print version: Owens, Craig. Beyond recognition. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1992 0520077407 (DLC) 92005314 (OCoLC)25411431.
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Craig Owens: "The Indignity of Speaking for Others" / Simon Watney 
Pt. IToward a Theory of Postmodernism 
  Einstein on the Beach: The Primacy of Metaphor3
  Photography en abyme16
  Detachment: from the parergon31
  Earthwords40
  The Allegorical Impulse: Toward a Theory of Postmodernism52
  The Allegorical Impulse: Toward a Theory of 
  Postmodernism, Part 270
  Representation, Appropriation, and Power88
  Sherrie Levine at A&M Artworks114
  Allan McCollum: Repetition and Difference117
  From Work to Frame, or, Is There Life After "The Death of the Author"?122
Pt. IISexuality/Power 
  Honor, Power, and the Love of Women143
  William Wegman's Psychoanalytic Vaudeville156
  The Discourse of Others: Feminists and Postmodernism166
  The Medusa Effect, or, The Spectacular Ruse191
  Posing201
  Outlaws: Gay Men in Feminism218
Pt. IIICultures 
  Politics of Coppelia239
  Sects and Language243
  The Critic as Realist253
  "The Indignity of Speaking for Others": An Imaginary Interview259
  The Problem with Puerilism263
  Analysis Logical and Ideological268
  Improper Names284
  Interview with Craig Owens / Anders Stephanson298
  The Yen for Art316
  Global Issues324
Pt. IVPedagogy 
  Postmodern Art 1971-1986329
  Bibliography: Contemporary Art and Art Criticism334
  Seminar in Theory and Criticism339
  Bibliography: The Political Economy of Culture345
  Visualizing AIDS355
  Course Bibliography on Visual AIDS358
 Bibliography367
 Index371


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