Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht: Production of Presence. What Meaning cannot Or more accurately an oscillation between interpretation and presence. PREHISTORY. Production of Presence: What Meaning Cannot Convey. Author: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht. × (60×90/16) hard cover, pp., ISBN 5‑‑‑4 . Production of Presence. What Meaning Cannot Convey. Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht. STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. STANFORD, CALIFORNIA
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About Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht. Skip to gumbercht content. Shawn rated it really liked it Mar 10, Production of Presence is a comprehensive version of the thinking of Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, one of the most consistently original literary scholars writing today. These are epiphanyhanns, and deixis. Hans Ulrich ” Sepp ” Gumbrecht born is a literary theorist whose work spans philologyphilosophy, literary and cultural history, and epistemologies of the everyday.
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Trivia About Production of Pre This book is not yet featured on Prodyction. Throughout his writing, Gumbrecht emphasizes the importance of material experience to consuming literature and art. Smart book but I disagreed with his thesis. Bryan Norton rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Eva Lucia rated it liked it Apr 10, Latency as Origin of the PresentPrresence explores the legacy of World War II through an investigation of a widespread cultural mood, primarily in Germany but also relating to a broader response to the aftermath of war.
This attack Gumbrecht finds he cannot really counter, and interestingly, meets with relative indifference. Gumbrecht was a Full Professor at the University of Bochum from toand from to at the University Siegen, where he founded the first Humanities Graduate Program in Germany, which was dedicated to the topic “Forms of Communication as Forms of Life.
True, Gumbrecht productkon Niklas Luhmann’s thesis that a possibility to experience meaning effects and presence effects in simultaneity may be found in art. See Braidotti’s “Nomadic Subjects” ptesence more on this comment.
Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht
As an ethnographer engaged with what Gumbrecht calls presence effects I found some of his assertions at once overly cautious and ethereal. Secondly, presence is obtained through the presentification of the past. Bas Production of Presence is a comprehensive version of the thinking of Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, one of the most consistently original literary scholars writing today.
By connecting presence to art, especially the art of literature, in his description of language as a material component of the world, Gumbrecht returns to his roots in the study of philology, moving beyond Deconstruction ‘s concept of language. Among these thinkers, Heidegger is singled out as of particular importance, as he provides the conceptual framework needed to mark out a first, admittedly provisory, model of the nonhermeneutical epistemology being called for Bohrer, Nancy, Steiner, Butler are also mentioned as relevant contemporary thinkers to that end.
On the Beauty of Team Sports”. Bruno rated it liked it Mar 14, Gumbrecht acknowledges the occurrence of fights and hooliganism at sporting events, but focuses instead on the sense of communion that watching athletics can produce—for example, through acts of cheering, chanting, or even doing “the Wave.
In an effort to further contextualize the question of interpretation and underscore the deep-rootedness of the problem raised by its extreme meaning bias, Gumbrecht situates his argument more generally by briefly retelling the history of Western metaphysics. Dec 26, Michael Meeuwis rated it really liked it.
Production of Presence: What Meaning Cannot Convey
Thrift No preview available – It is unmistakable that he has hit on a real problem at the heart of the humanities, and that in essence, his reaction is appropriate.
Over the past forty years, he has published more than two thousand texts, including books, translated into more than ulricj languages.
Interpretation alone cannot do justice to the dimension of “presence,” a dimension in which cultural phenomena and cultural events become tangible and have an impact on our senses and our bodies.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. As a scholar, Gumbrecht focuses on the histories of the national literatures in Romance language especially French, Spanish, and Brazilianbut also on German literature, while, at the same time, he teaches and writes about the western philosophical tradition almost exclusively on non-analytic philosophy with an emphasis on French and German nineteenth- and twentieth-century texts.
Return to Book Page. One had been warned to expect an anti-climax, but a measure of disappointment with “epiphany” is still justified: On a Hidden Potential of LiteratureAfter He argues that the function of literature is to “make present,” and treats aesthetic experiences as concrete encounters that ulrlch a reader or viewer’s physical environment or body.
Living on the Edge of Time hanx, Production of Presence: Weiner rated it it was amazing Aug 03, I’m ambivalent about Gumbrecht.
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Intellectual history Tabs Abstract In this book the Stanford University professor offers an original approach to the humanities, combining a review of the theoretical achievements of the last thirty years with a forecast for future research. Interpretation alone cannot do justice to the dimension of “presence,” a dimension in which cultural phenomena and cultural events become tangible gumbrefht have an impact on our senses and our bodies.