Another Freedom: The Alternative History of an Idea

4,31 valoración promedio
( 13 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780226069746: Another Freedom: The Alternative History of an Idea

The word “freedom” is so overly used—and frequently abused—that it is always in danger of becoming nothing but a cliché. In Another Freedom, Svetlana Boym offers us a refreshing new portrait of the age-old concept. Exploring the rich cross-cultural history of the idea of freedom, from its origins in ancient Greece to the present day, she argues that our attempts to imagine freedom should occupy the space of not only “what is” but also “what if.” Beginning with notions of sacrifice and the emergence of a public sphere for politics and art, Boym expands her account to include the relationships between freedom and liberation, modernity and terror, and political dissent and creative estrangement. While depicting a world of differences, she affirms lasting solidarities based on the commitment to the passionate thinking that reflections on freedom require. To do so, Boym assembles a remarkable cast of characters: Aeschylus and Euripides, Kafka and Mandelstam, Arendt and Heidegger, and a virtual encounter between Dostoevsky and Marx on the streets of Paris.

By offering a fresh look at the strange history of this idea, Another Freedom delivers a nuanced portrait of freedom, one whose repercussions will be felt well into the future.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

About the Author:

Svetlana Boym is the Curt Hugo Reisinger Professor of Slavic and Comparative Literature at Harvard University, as well as an associate of the Graduate School of Design and Architecture. A writer, theorist, and media artist, she is the author of The Future of Nostalgia, among other publications.

Review:

"In this new and incredibly ambitious account of the anatomy of freedom, Svetlana Boym works through the specifics of historical, aesthetic, and cultural narratives, moving effortlessly from large movements to human relationships and back again. "Another Freedom" is an engaging and imaginative philosophical experiment, at once intellectually gripping and moving, intensely relevant to the contemporary condition, and a major work of dazzling scholarship."--Isobel Armstrong, Birkbeck College, University of London

--Isobel Armstrong, Birkbeck College, University of London

"The title of this book speaks clearly of its brave ambition, its invitation to see freedom as an adventure rather than an old acquisition or an empty fantasy. This would be 'another freedom, ' not the one we half-have or the one we keep losing or the one we are always trying to impose on other people. In a series of illuminating readings of texts from ancient Greece and modern Russia, subtle studies of Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Arendt, and many other writers and thinkers, Svetlana Boym shows us an array of freedom's most distinguished failures or near-misses, and through those very stumbles she demonstrates what success could mean. 'Perhaps, ' as she says in relation to the famous 'Ode to Stalin, ' 'we owe it to Mandelshtam to imagine Sisyphus happy.'"--Michael Wood, Princeton University--Michael Wood, Princeton University

"Svetlana Boym is at her personal and original best when analyzing the subtle shifts and currents in intimate relations between complicated figures, as she does with exquisite delicacy here in "Another Freedom". Deploying an enormous range of scholarship that includes in-depth knowledge of the philosophical literature on freedom, Boym puts ideas into life and life into ideas. A wide-ranging work for literary scholars of all stripes, this is an exemplary, important, and original book that succeeds in finding new ways to make the argument for freedom."--Michael Holquist, Yale University
--Michael Holquist, Yale University

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Svetlana Boym
Editorial: University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 0226069745 ISBN 13: 9780226069746
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Chicago press. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0226069745

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 18,52
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,98
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Svetlana Boym
Editorial: The University of Chicago Press, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 0226069745 ISBN 13: 9780226069746
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción The University of Chicago Press, United States, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The word freedom is so used and abused that it is always in danger of becoming nothing but a cliche. In Another Freedom , Svetlana Boym offers us a refreshing new portrait of the age-old concept that plays such a crucial role in today s politics. Exploring the rich cross-cultural history of the idea of freedom, from its origins in ancient Greece to the present day, she argues that our attempts to imagine freedom should occupy the space of not only what is but also what if . Beginning with notions of sacrifice and the emergence of a public sphere for politics and art, Boym expands her account to include the relationships between freedom and liberation, personal and political freedom, modernity and terror, and public dissent and creative estrangement. While depicting a world of differences, she affirms lasting solidarities based on the commitment to the public sphere and passionate thinking that reflections on freedom require. To do so, Boym assembles a remarkable cast of characters: Aeschylus and Euripides, Kafka and Mandelstam, Arendt and Heidegger, and a virtual encounter between Dostoevsky and Marx on the streets of Paris. By offering a fresh look at the strange history of this idea, Another Freedom delivers a nuanced portrait of freedom, one whose repercussions inform our present and future. Nº de ref. de la librería AAH9780226069746

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,55
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Svetlana Boym
Editorial: The University of Chicago Press, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 0226069745 ISBN 13: 9780226069746
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción The University of Chicago Press, United States, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The word freedom is so used and abused that it is always in danger of becoming nothing but a cliche. In Another Freedom , Svetlana Boym offers us a refreshing new portrait of the age-old concept that plays such a crucial role in today s politics. Exploring the rich cross-cultural history of the idea of freedom, from its origins in ancient Greece to the present day, she argues that our attempts to imagine freedom should occupy the space of not only what is but also what if . Beginning with notions of sacrifice and the emergence of a public sphere for politics and art, Boym expands her account to include the relationships between freedom and liberation, personal and political freedom, modernity and terror, and public dissent and creative estrangement. While depicting a world of differences, she affirms lasting solidarities based on the commitment to the public sphere and passionate thinking that reflections on freedom require. To do so, Boym assembles a remarkable cast of characters: Aeschylus and Euripides, Kafka and Mandelstam, Arendt and Heidegger, and a virtual encounter between Dostoevsky and Marx on the streets of Paris. By offering a fresh look at the strange history of this idea, Another Freedom delivers a nuanced portrait of freedom, one whose repercussions inform our present and future. Nº de ref. de la librería AAH9780226069746

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 22,15
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Boym
Editorial: Univ of Chicago
ISBN 10: 0226069745 ISBN 13: 9780226069746
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 1
Librería
C. Clayton Thompson - Bookseller
(BOONE, NC, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Univ of Chicago. Estado de conservación: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Nº de ref. de la librería 2552833

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 26,24
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Boym, Svetlana
ISBN 10: 0226069745 ISBN 13: 9780226069746
Nuevos Cantidad: 10
Librería
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2012. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería TX-9780226069746

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 23,06
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,39
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Svetlana Boym
Editorial: The University of Chicago Press
ISBN 10: 0226069745 ISBN 13: 9780226069746
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 7
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción The University of Chicago Press. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Another Freedom: The Alternative History of an Idea, Svetlana Boym, The word "freedom" is so used and abused that it is always in danger of becoming nothing but a cliche. In "Another Freedom", Svetlana Boym offers us a refreshing new portrait of the age-old concept that plays such a crucial role in today's politics. Exploring the rich cross-cultural history of the idea of freedom, from its origins in ancient Greece to the present day, she argues that our attempts to imagine freedom should occupy the space of not only "what is" but also "what if". Beginning with notions of sacrifice and the emergence of a public sphere for politics and art, Boym expands her account to include the relationships between freedom and liberation, personal and political freedom, modernity and terror, and public dissent and creative estrangement. While depicting a world of differences, she affirms lasting solidarities based on the commitment to the public sphere and passionate thinking that reflections on freedom require. To do so, Boym assembles a remarkable cast of characters: Aeschylus and Euripides, Kafka and Mandelstam, Arendt and Heidegger, and a virtual encounter between Dostoevsky and Marx on the streets of Paris. By offering a fresh look at the strange history of this idea, "Another Freedom" delivers a nuanced portrait of freedom, one whose repercussions inform our present and future. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780226069746

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,11
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 7,80
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Svetlana Boym
Editorial: University of Chicago Press 2012-04-27, Chicago (2012)
ISBN 10: 0226069745 ISBN 13: 9780226069746
Nuevos paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Chicago Press 2012-04-27, Chicago, 2012. paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780226069746

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,10
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,73
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Boym, Svetlana
Editorial: University of Chicago Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0226069745 ISBN 13: 9780226069746
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Chicago Press, 2012. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería WG-9780226069746

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 17,79
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 10,10
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Svetlana Boym
Editorial: The University of Chicago Press, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 0226069745 ISBN 13: 9780226069746
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción The University of Chicago Press, United States, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. The word freedom is so used and abused that it is always in danger of becoming nothing but a cliche. In Another Freedom , Svetlana Boym offers us a refreshing new portrait of the age-old concept that plays such a crucial role in today s politics. Exploring the rich cross-cultural history of the idea of freedom, from its origins in ancient Greece to the present day, she argues that our attempts to imagine freedom should occupy the space of not only what is but also what if . Beginning with notions of sacrifice and the emergence of a public sphere for politics and art, Boym expands her account to include the relationships between freedom and liberation, personal and political freedom, modernity and terror, and public dissent and creative estrangement. While depicting a world of differences, she affirms lasting solidarities based on the commitment to the public sphere and passionate thinking that reflections on freedom require. To do so, Boym assembles a remarkable cast of characters: Aeschylus and Euripides, Kafka and Mandelstam, Arendt and Heidegger, and a virtual encounter between Dostoevsky and Marx on the streets of Paris. By offering a fresh look at the strange history of this idea, Another Freedom delivers a nuanced portrait of freedom, one whose repercussions inform our present and future. Nº de ref. de la librería BTE9780226069746

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 30,30
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Boym, Svetlana
Editorial: Univ of Chicago Pr (2012)
ISBN 10: 0226069745 ISBN 13: 9780226069746
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 2
Librería
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Univ of Chicago Pr, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 360 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería __0226069745

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 24,87
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,73
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda