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Production of Presence is a accomplished model of the taking into consideration Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, the most continuously unique literary students writing this present day. It bargains a personalised account of a few of the crucial theoretical hobbies in literary reports and within the humanities during the last thirty years, including an both own view of a potential destiny. in accordance with this evaluate of the prior and the way forward for literary reviews and the arts, the ebook develops the provocative thesis that, via their unique commitment to interpretation, i.e. to the reconstruction and attribution of that means, the arts became incapable of addressing a measurement in all cultural phenomena that's as very important because the measurement of that means. Interpretation on my own can't do justice to the measurement of "presence," a measurement within which cultural phenomena and cultural occasions turn into tangible and feature an effect on our senses and bodies. Production of Presence is a passionate plea for a rethinking and a reshaping of the highbrow perform in the humanities.

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