For an Effective Aesthetics- Includes an original essay by Jean-Luc Nancy
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Notes on Contributors Hugues Azérad specializes in comparative literature (in particular Proust, Reverdy, Joyce and Faulkner) and French poetry. He currently works on the notions of the modernist image, aesthetic experience/knowledge and utopia in literature, poetry and film. He teaches French literature and language in the French department and at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He is the co- editor (with Peter Collier) of Twentieth-Century French Poetry: A Critical Anthology (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and the author of L’Univers constellé de Proust, Joyce et Faulkner: le concept d’épiphanie dans l’esthétique du modernisme (Peter Lang, 2002). He has also written articles on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature that have appeared in Modern Language Review, New Comparison, The Journal of Romance Studies, Alizés and La Revue française. Lorna Collins is an art theorist and arts journalist, guided by her strong interest in arts practice. She is currently completing a PhD at the University of Cambridge, where she is a Foundation Scholar at Jesus College. Her philo- sophical work develops the concept of Making Sense through the aesthetic theories of Deleuze and Guattari, Jean-Luc Nancy, Jacques Rancière and Bernard Stiegler. The point of her research is to build an understanding of how engaging with art, through French theory, helps us to make sense of the world, which then moves a theoretical interpretation towards an actual praxis, with various Making Sense events being held around the world. Florian Forestier’s doctoral thesis concerns the speculative foundations of contemporary phenomenology and its relation...
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