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Modernist Avant-Garde Aesthetics and Contemporary Military Technology
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Section 1: Aesthetics, Poetics, Prosthetics; 1. The Slow and the Blind: Unhinging the Senses to Harness Them; 2. Sighted Weapons and Modernist Opacity: Aesthetics, Poetics, Prosthetics; 3. We Make it Beautiful; 4. We Don't Make it Beautiful; Section 2: Broadcast, Hinge, Emergency; 5. Ventriloquism, Broadcast and Technologies of Narrative; 6. The Curious Logic of the Hinge; 7. Manufacturing Emergencies; 8. Among the Blind and the Delay; Section 3: Surveillance, Targeting, Containment; 9. Strategies and Technologies of Containment: Unmanning the Homeland and Containing the Political; 10. Scoping Out; 11. Satellites of Love and War.

About the Author

Ryan Bishop is Professor of Global Arts and Politics at Winchester School of Art, the University of Southampton. He is the editor of Baudrillard Now: Current Perspectives in Baudrillard Studies (Polity Press 2009), co-editor, with John Phillips and Wei-Wei Yeo, of Beyond Description: Space Historicity Singapore (Routledge, 2004), co-editor, with John Phillips and Wei-Wei Yeo, of Postcolonial Urbanism: Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes (Routledge 2003), and author, with Lillian Robinson, of Night Market: Sexual Cultures and the Thai Economic Miracle (Routledge, 1998). John Phillips is Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the National University of Singapore. He is the author of Contested Knowledge: A Guide to Critical Theory (Zed, 2000), co-editor, with Ryan Bishop and Wei-Wei Yeo, of Beyond Description: Space Historicity Singapore (Routledge, 2004), co-editor, with Ryan Bishop and Wei-Wei Yeo, of Postcolonial Urbanism: Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes (Routledge 2003), and co-editor, with Lyndsey Stonebridge, of Reading Melanie Klein (Routledge, 1998).

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