Foto dell'editore

Makings of the Sea (Mediterranea Trilogy)

John Baldacchino

Editore: Gorgias Press, 2010
ISBN 10: 1617199400 / ISBN 13: 9781617199400
Usato / Quantità: 1
Da Nearfine Books (Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro
Aggiungere al carrello
Prezzo: EUR 18,58
Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 3,67
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Lista dei preferiti


Dati bibliografici

Titolo: Makings of the Sea (Mediterranea Trilogy)

Casa editrice: Gorgias Press

Data di pubblicazione: 2010

Condizione libro: very good


Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9781617199400-3

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads):
5 valutazione media
(1 valutazioni)

Riassunto: In Thodor Angelopoulos s Ulysses s Gaze it is poetically claimed that God s first creation was the journey after which came doubt and nostalgia. Anyone who knows the Mediterranean will recognise that claims of this sort go beyond their poetic packaging. Makings of the Sea presents the Mediterranean as a horizon of journey, doubt, and nostalgia. Readers are invited to follow the journey as that which casts the Mediterranean as a universal aesthetic imaginary; where through doubt, a hybrid imaginary emerges over a horizon stretched between utopia and crude fact; and where we are all invited to reconsider nostalgia as the ground without which no one might properly converse with the nuances of everyday life.

Engaging with 20th century Mediterranean visual and performing arts, literature and music, this book invites the reader to consider how everyday aesthetics inhabit and define the Mediterranean as a common cultural horizon founded on difference. The author entertains no illusions on how this region is shared between its peoples and their histories. Instead, he urges the reader to attend to what Albert Camus identifies as the light which Mediterranean men and women have been able to keep. Yet one must never forget that Camus s statement is further qualified with a warning: just as the Mediterranean sun is the same for all men, the effort of men s intelligence should be a common inheritance and not a source of conflicts and murders.

L'autore: John Baldacchino is Associate Professor at Columbia University s Teachers College, New York. He was also member of Faculty at Gray s School of Art in Scotland and at the University of Warwick in England. He writes on the visual arts, aesthetics, critical and cultural theory, philosophy of art and education and political theory. He is the author of Post-Marxist Marxism: Questioning the Answer (1996), Easels of Utopia: Art s Fact Returned (1998), Avant-Nostalgia: An Excuse to Pause (2002), Education Beyond Education: Self and the Imaginary in Maxine Greene s Philosophy (2008) and Art s Way Out (forthcoming).

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Info su libreria e pagamento

Metodi di pagamento

La libreria accetta i seguenti metodi di pagamento:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

[Cercare nel catalogo della libreria]

[Tutti i libri della libreria]

[Fare una domanda alla libreria]

Libreria: Nearfine Books
Indirizzo: Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 13 giugno 2014
Valutazione libreria: 4 stelle

Condizioni di vendita:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it is described on the Abebooks web sites. If
you are dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order has not arrived, you are eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery
date. If you have changed your mind about a book that you have ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we will respond within 2 business days.

Condizioni di spedizione:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Descrizione libreria: Nearfine Books is a bookseller specialised in hard-to-find and out-of-print titles. We are based in London and New York.