Porous Boundaries: Art and Essays

Porous Boundaries: Art and Essays

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Format:  Hardback
Pages:  232
Publisher:  Manchester University Press
Year:  2015
ISBN:  9780719089855

This innovative and exciting volume celebrates the career of Janet Wolff: a highly influential voice in the literature of sociology, cultural studies, visual studies and art history, as well as dance and modernism for several decades. Her work has significantly contributed to the way we view issues as diverse as modernism, the flaneur, British and American art in the early twentieth century, and the gendered literature of modernity.

The volume contains contributions from a number of Janet Wolff's collaborators and others who are associated with the fields in which she has worked, including Zygmunt Bauman, Walid Raad and Griselda Pollock. The book includes original artworks, memoir and essays inspired by her example and which deal with questions she has discussed. The book will be of interest to academics and postgraduate students in any of these disciplines, as well as those interested by the form of a transatlantic academic career.