Chapter 7. Aesthetic Uncertainty: The New Canon?

  1. Mark D. Jacobs and
  2. Nancy Weiss Hanrahan
  1. Vera L. Zolberg

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996744.ch8

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

How to Cite

Zolberg, V. L. (2007) Aesthetic Uncertainty: The New Canon?, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture (eds M. D. Jacobs and N. W. Hanrahan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996744.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231745

Online ISBN: 9780470996744

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Keywords:

  • aesthetic uncertainty;
  • cultural critics;
  • western aesthetic canon;
  • patronage;
  • postmodernism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introductions

  • Constructing the Modern System of the Arts

  • Making the Tradition of the New

  • Discussion: A New Sociology of the Arts?