Portrait Jean-Luc Nancy.

This work examines the practice of portraits as a way in to grasping the paradoxes of subjectivity. The text is written from the perspective that the portrait is suspended between likeness and strangeness, identity and distance, representation and presentation, exactitude and forcefulness. It can id...

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Main Author: Nancy, Jean-Luc.
Corporate Author: Project Muse.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
French
Published: New York, NY : Fordham University Press, 2018.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; PORTRAIT; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface to the English- Language Edition; Introduction: The Subject of the Portrait; The Look of the Portrait; The Autonomous Portrait; Resemblance; Recall; Look; The Other Portrait; L'altro ritratto; Character; The Eye; Visageity; Mimesis; Withdrawn Presence; Ipseity; Theophany; Revelation; Divine Abandonment; Dis- figuration; Eclipse; Infinite Detachment; Coda I; Coda II; Coda III; Notes; List of Figures