Foucault on the Arts and Letters – with discount code
Rowman & Littlefield International is proud to announce the forthcoming publication of Foucault on the Arts and Letters: Perspectives for the 21st Century edited by Catherine M. Soussloff. This book is a collection of new essays addressing Foucault’s thought and its impact on thinking about the visual arts, literature and aesthetic discourse in the 21st century.
As one of the most important philosophers of the 20th century, Michel Foucault’s reputation today rests on his political philosophy in relation to the contemporary subject in a neo-liberal and globalized society. This book offers insight into the role of the arts in Foucault’s thought as a means to better understanding his contribution to larger debates concerning contemporary existence. Visual culture, literary, film and performance studies have all engaged with Foucauldian theories, but a full examination of Foucault’s significance for aesthetic discourse…
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