Panier
  • Livraison gratuite
  • Plus de 7 millions de livres en stock
  • Neutralité carbone d'ici 2022
  • Fier d'être B-Corp
  • Plus de 120 000 avis Trustpilot
Item 1 of 0
James Kelman par Aaron Kelly

James Kelman Aaron Kelly

État - Très bon état
€29.00
Épuisé

Résumé

This study argues that the works of the Scottish novelist James Kelman should not be seen as a resigned capitulation to capitalism or an acceptance of the fracture of a working-class collective purpose. Instead, his fiction continually disputes the notion of consensus by revealing the voices of those excluded, those who are unaccounted for.

James Kelman Résumé

James Kelman: Politics and Aesthetics Aaron Kelly

This study argues that James Kelman's work should not be construed as a resigned capitulation to capitalist domination or to the fracture of a once unified working-class collective purpose. Politics are to be found not only in the content but also the form of Kelman's work. The radical aspect of his style is that rather than pandering to a ready-made identity, he remains antagonistically non-identical to the prevailing logic of capitalism by contesting its supposedly shared worldview and modes of perception. Instead, Kelman's fiction continually disputes the notion of consensus by revealing the voices of those excluded, those who are unaccounted for in that false consensus. His work uncovers a stark contradiction in the governing logic of our times: we are asked to accept that class has disappeared at the same time that we are told the system that causes it in the first place - capitalism - is inevitably here forever. Even the most alienated individuals in his stories remind us that isolation can transcend itself by returning us to the social conditions that are its cause. We find politics in Kelman's aesthetics, as his work formally contests who has the right to feel, to think, to speak.

À propos de Aaron Kelly

Aaron Kelly is a lecturer in modern and contemporary literature at the University of Edinburgh.

Sommaire

Contents: Class Matters - Literature and the Existence of Working-Class Intellectuals: Unfree Direct Discourse - Melancholy Knowledge and the Truth of Art: Realist and Non-Realist Modes - How Late Was Late Capitalism? The Untimely Spaces of the Present.

Informations supplémentaires

GOR011245463
9783039111305
3039111302
James Kelman: Politics and Aesthetics Aaron Kelly
Occasion - Très bon état
Broché
Verlag Peter Lang
2013-04-23
239
N/A
La photo du livre est présentée à titre d'illustration uniquement. La reliure, la couverture ou l'édition réelle peuvent varier.
Il s'agit d'un livre d'occasion - par conséquent, il a été lu par quelqu'un d'autre et il présente des signes d'usure et d'utilisation antérieure. Dans l'ensemble, nous nous attendons à ce qu'il soit en très bon état, mais si vous n'êtes pas entièrement satisfait, veuillez prendre contact avec nous.