Der Wiedereintritt des Ruhms

Der Wiedereintritt des Ruhms: Kunst und politisches Handeln diesseits des Staates
by Kai van Eikels
JTLA (Journal of the Faculty of Letters, The University of Tokyo, Aesthetics)
Vol.34 2009/2010

‘Resurgence of Glory: Art and politics in a state governed society’

This article examines ways in which ‘fame’ has been sustained and rewarded in societies from ancient civilizations to the present. It uses Rooted in Earth by Joshua Sofaer as an example of how honours can be bestowed democratically, untainted by any association with authority.