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  1. Mute Speech: Literature, Critical Theory, and Politics.James Swenson (ed.) - 2011 - Cambridge University Press.
    Jacques Rancière has continually unsettled political discourse, particularly through his questioning of aesthetic "distributions of the sensible," which configure the limits of what can be seen and said. Widely recognized as a seminal work in Rancière's corpus, the translation of which is long overdue, _Mute Speech_ is an intellectual tour de force proposing a new framework for thinking about the history of art and literature. Rancière argues that our current notion of "literature" is a relatively recent creation, having first appeared (...)
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  2. Style Indirect Libre.James Swenson - 2009 - In Gabriel Rockhill & Philip Watts (eds.), Jacques Rancière: History, Politics, Aesthetics. Duke University Press.
  3. We, the People of Europe?: Reflections on Transnational Citizenship.James Swenson (ed.) - 2003 - Princeton University Press.
    Étienne Balibar has been one of Europe's most important philosophical and political thinkers since the 1960s. His work has been vastly influential on both sides of the Atlantic throughout the humanities and the social sciences. In We, the People of Europe?, he expands on themes raised in his previous works to offer a trenchant and eloquently written analysis of "transnational citizenship" from the perspective of contemporary Europe. Balibar moves deftly from state theory, national sovereignty, and debates on multiculturalism and European (...)
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