Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2017

160 Pages

7.5 × 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9781474422932

Bookseller Code (01)


The Aesthetics of Delegated Enjoyment

First Edition

Robert Pfaller

Published by Edinburgh University Press


  • A radical criticism of current assumptions in the field of cultural theory today
  • Questions the alleged political and aesthetic benefits of interactivity and participation
  • Theorises the idea of the ritual, which proves useful for understanding many religions' hostilities against their own rituals
  • Helps you to understand the pleasure principle in culture

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