Figures of history

In this concise and brilliant text, Ranciere presents a thoughtful analysis of the way in which artworks and films represent historical events and those who were involved.

Table of Contents
The Unforgettable 1. In Front of the Camera Lens 2. Behind the Window 3. The Threshold of the Visible 4. In the Face of Disappearance Senses and Figures of History 1. Of Four Senses of History 2. History and Representation: Three Poetics of Modernity 3. On Three Forms of History Painting Films cited