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" Antiquity had been a civilization of spectacle. 'To render accessible to a multitude of men the inspection of a small number of objects': this was the problem to which the architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there... "
The Simplest of Signs: Victor Hugo and the Language of Images in France ... - Page 81
by Timothy Bell Raser - 2004 - 217 pages
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Culture/power/history: A Reader in Contemporary Social Theory

Nicholas B. Dirks, Geoff Eley, Professor of History Geoff Eley - Social Science - 1994 - 621 pages
...quotation of Julius, that "is one not of spectacle, but of surveillance": Antiquity had been a civilisation of spectacle. "To render accessible to a multitude...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. ... In a society in which the principal elements are no longer the community and public life, but on...
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Michel Foucault: Critical Assessments, Volume 6

Barry Smart - Reference - 1994 - 376 pages
...the cell; or in the decline of the spectacle. The spectacles of traditional society, which functioned to "render accessible to a multitude of men the inspection of a small number of objects"; while discipline solves the problem of the "modern age": "to provide for a small number the instant...
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Law and Literature: Text and Theory

Lenora Ledwon - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 501 pages
...it is merely the solution of a technical problem; but, through it, a whole type of society emerges. Antiquity had been a civilization of spectacle. To...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there was a predominance of public life, the intensity of festivals, sensual proximity....
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Law and Literature: Text and Theory

Lenora Ledwon - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 501 pages
...it is merely the solution of a technical problem; but, through it, a whole type of society emerges. Antiquity had been a civilization of spectacle. To...to which the architecture of temples, theatres and cireuses responded. With spectacle, there was a predominance of public life, the intensity of festivals,...
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The City of Collective Memory: Its Historical Imagery and Architectural ...

M. Christine Boyer - Architecture - 1996 - 560 pages
...spectacle. [Quoting NH Julius, who wrote of the Panopticon in 1831, Foucault continued] "To render accesible to a multitude of men the inspection of a small number...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there was a predominance of public life, the intensity of festivals, sensual proximity....
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Representing the Nation: A Reader : Histories, Heritage and Museums

Jessica Evans, David Boswell, David Mark Boswell - Art - 1999 - 471 pages
...quotation of Julius, that 'is one not of spectacle, but of surveillance': Antiquity had been a civilisation of spectacle. "To render accessible to a multitude...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. ... In a society in which the principal elements are no longer the community and public life, but,...
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Representing the Nation: A Reader : Histories, Heritage and Museums

Jessica Evans, David Boswell - Social Science - 1999 - 471 pages
...surveillance': Antiquitv had been a civilisation of spectacle. 'To render accessible to a multitude ot men the inspection of a small number of objects':...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. ... In a society in which the principal elements are no longer the community and public life, but,...
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Looking West

John D. Dorst - History - 1999 - 240 pages
...hallmark panoptic institutions of the modern age. The distinction is between social mechanisms that "render accessible to a multitude of men the inspection of a small number of objects," and those that "procure for a small number, or even for a single individual, the instantaneous view...
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After the City

Lars Lerup - Architecture - 2001 - 200 pages
...world and the darkness of the private, Hannah Arendt's Greek polis. The purpose of this duality was "to render accessible to a multitude of men the inspection...the architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded."18 When the wanderer joins his fellow tourists with their guides, maps, and incessant picture-taking,...
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Organizational Studies: Selves and subjects

Business & Economics - 2001 - 2121 pages
...it is merely the solution of a technical problem; but. through it, a whole type of society emerges. Antiquity had been a civilization of spectacle. To...architecture of temples, theatres and circuses responded. With spectacle, there was a predominance of public life, the intensity of festivals, sensual proximity....
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