By Hans Gumbrecht

ISBN-10: 0804749159

ISBN-13: 9780804749152

ISBN-10: 0804749167

ISBN-13: 9780804749169

Production of Presence is a finished model of the contemplating Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, the most regularly unique literary students writing at the present time. It deals a customized account of a few of the critical theoretical hobbies in literary reviews and within the humanities over the last thirty years, including an both own view of a potential destiny. according to this evaluation of the prior and the way forward for literary reports and the arts, the booklet develops the provocative thesis that, via their particular commitment to interpretation, i.e. to the reconstruction and attribution of that means, the arts became incapable of addressing a size in all cultural phenomena that's as very important because the measurement of that means. Interpretation by myself can't do justice to the measurement of "presence," a size during which cultural phenomena and cultural occasions develop into tangible and feature an impression on our senses and bodies. Production of Presence is a passionate plea for a rethinking and a reshaping of the highbrow perform in the humanities.

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