He is interested in both poetry and prose, and in general one can assert that Ranciere utilises a concept of politics that means he regards politics and literature as parts of a constantly on-going creation of and struggle concerning the ways in which the sensual and the sayable
, words and things, are connected with each other --politics and literature take part in a struggle concerning the entire social picture.
While one star-anchor understands this process as 'resetting the agenda for television and print' in 'the most direct, most lively' way (interview, Times Now journalist, 6 December 2011), the other has seen it as a clear recalibration of the sayable
in terms of 'keeping very much middle-of-the-road, always looking at both sides.
They present secrets as processes operating within a particular delimitation of space, time, the visible, the sayable
, the audible, and political experience--what Jacques Ranciere calls the 'distribution of the sensible'.
The disappearance or, more accurately, the "nonexistence" of such ontological features, is similar to the phenomenon of words that are not sayable
under certain citationality conditions or the absence thereof.
That art might be thought an arena in which the forms of common sense and experience that define the terrain of the seeable, sayable
, or doable are somehow suspended, displaced, or thwarted is not an idea that Ranciere claims to have invented.
"Aditi has a better sense of what is sayable
. I've done a lot of dialogue in my time written by people who don't write for the words to be spoken out loud.
This is why female flanerie has no more been considered than its expression in language--and in a concept of its own--has been sayable
. In its German usage, the term 'Flaneuse' suggests what is 'typically' female, is associated with 'necessarily' menial occupations such as those of the Friseuse [female hairdresser] or Masseuse [female massage worker], the latter two carrying contingent suggestions and discriminatory connotations ...
TYPICAL DAYLIGHTING SAVINGS (Out of total controlled lighting energy) Added savings with controls commissioning 20% Not sayable
with daylight control 58% Typically saved 23% Note: Table made from pie chart.
(88.) Seneca's understanding of action as a form of communication is discussed in Wildberger 2006a, 1: 193-4; it was probably influenced by his experience working through the elusive Stoic idea of the "sayable
" (lekton, dictum: LS 1: 198-202).
Taking this into account, our participants produce discourses about panic within a set of power relations governing what is sayable
or thinkable (Hall, 1997, p.
However, in exposing the labyrinthine ways of what Judith Butler has defined as "the domain of the sayable
" (Butler 133), this discursive contradiction becomes a formative moment in the book's (and our own) search for alternative critical spaces.
that has allowed contemporary poetry to rethink language into a method of enlarging the sayable
, and thus enlarging the world.--Cole Swensen, Noise That Stays Noise (2011)
Scripture suffuses all; for it is the real myth of God, insofar as this is ever or at all sayable
in human speech or accessible to the human imagination.