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This book will be an extremely welcome addition to the shelves of both committed and aspirational scholars of Rancière. Critical interest in his work has, as Oliver Davis notes in his Preface, ‘never been greater’. This thorough, wide ranging text is therefore timely. Davis sets out his contribution as ‘the first book-length study by a single author, in any language, which is devoted entirely to Rancière’s thought and engages with all his major interventions in and across the field of politics, pedagogy, literature and aesthetics’ and characterises himself as an ‘aspiring explainer’, subject to the customary dangers of ‘unbalanced enthusiasm’ in his promotion of Rancière’s work. It is one of the book’s key strengths that the author does not succumb to this but rather balances an appreciative analysis of Rancière’s unique interventions with well supported criticisms of the omissions, possible mis-readings and contradictions in the philosopher’s thinking. [...]
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