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Re-Enchantment

Author: James Elkins; David Morgan
Publisher: Milton : Taylor & Francis, 2011.
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The near-absence of religion from contemporary discourse on art is one of the most fundamental issues in postmodernism. Artists critical of religion can find voices in the art world, but religion itself, including spirituality, is taken to be excluded by the very project of modernism. The sublime, ""re-enchantment"" (as in Weber), and the aura (as in Benjamin) have been used to smuggle religious concepts back into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Elkins, James.
Re-Enchantment.
Milton : Taylor & Francis, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Elkins; David Morgan
OCLC Number: 1099331024
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)

Abstract:

The near-absence of religion from contemporary discourse on art is one of the most fundamental issues in postmodernism. Artists critical of religion can find voices in the art world, but religion itself, including spirituality, is taken to be excluded by the very project of modernism. The sublime, ""re-enchantment"" (as in Weber), and the aura (as in Benjamin) have been used to smuggle religious concepts back into academic writing, but there is still no direct communication between ""religionists"" and scholars. Re-Enchantment, volume 7 in The Art Seminar Series, will be the first book to brid.
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