The Emergence of Social Space: Rimbaud and the Paris Commune download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kristin Ross

The Emergence of Social Space: Rimbaud and the Paris Commune download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kristin Ross year 2008
  • Book name: The Emergence of Social Space: Rimbaud and the Paris Commune
  • Author: Kristin Ross
  • Release date: 2008/9/12
  • Publisher: VERSO BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781844672066
  • Rating: 9.97 of 10
  • Votes: 179
  • Review by: Knox Beers
  • Review rating: 9.83 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/20
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The 1870s in France Rimbaud s moment, and the subject of this book is a decade virtually ignored in most standard histories in France. Yet it was the moment of two significant spatial events: France s expansion on a global scale, and, in the spring of 1871, the brief existence on the Paris Commune the construction of the revolutionary urban space. Arguing that space, as a social fact, is always political and strategic, Kristin Ross has written a book that is at once a history and geography of the Commune s anarchist culture its political language and social relations, its values, strategies, and stances. Central to her analysis of the Commune as a social space and oppositional culture is a close textual reading of Arthur Rimabaud s poetry. His poems a common thread running through the book are one set of documents among many in Ross s recreation of the Communard experience.Rimbaud, Paul Lafargue, and the social geographer Elisee Reclus serve as emblematic figures moving within and on the periphery of the Commune; in their resistance to the logic and economy of the capitalist conception of work, in their challenge to work itself as a term of identity, all three posed a threat to the existing order. Ross looks at these and other emancipatory notions as aspects of Communard life, each with an analogous strategy in Rimbaud s poetry. Applying contemporary theory, to a wealth of little-known archival material, she has written a fresh, persuasive, and original book.'
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H1M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry By Individual Poets, Literary Studies: Poetry & Poets, Literary Studies: C 1800 To C 1900, Anarchism, Literary Theory, European History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.13 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x197x15mm
  • Weight: 218g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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