Thoreau's Nature: Ethics, Politics, and the Wild - Modernity and Political Thought (Hardback)Jane Bennett (author)
Hardback 176 Pages / Published: 20/09/1994
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Inserting a nineteent century thinker into the intellectual debates of the late twentieth century, Jane Bennett enters Thoreau into a series of dialogues with recent contemporary thinkers: Foucault on the question of identity and power; Donna Haraway on nature and culture; Hollywood celebrities on the Walden Woods project on the environment; the National Endowment for the Humanities and others regarding the relation between politics and arts; and Kafka on the question of political idealism. Bennett suggests that many dimensions of Thoreau's thought exhibit a 'postmodern sensibility' that crosses into the late twentieth century.
Publisher: AltaMira Press,U.S.
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 223 x 161 x 17 mm
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