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Mastery of Non-Mastery in the Age of Meltdown$
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Michael Taussig

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780226684581

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226698700.001.0001

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Art Versus Art

Art Versus Art

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Mastery of Non-Mastery in the Age of Meltdown

Michael Taussig

University of Chicago Press

This section discusses re-enchantment, trickery, and art, with reference to contemporary politics. It also discusses optical unconscious in Benjamin and Proust, as well as involuntary memory and the process of "tremor writing."

Keywords:   re-enchantment, trickery, demystification, art, politics, optical unconscious, Proust, Benjamin, involuntary memory, tremor writing

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