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An Attempt at Writing a Compositionist Manifesto

Bruno Latour
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I am not going to go through all the points that would be necessary to establish the credentials of the little word compositionism. I will simply outline three successive connotations I'd like to associate with this neologism: first by contrasting it with critique;viii second, by exploring why it could offer a successor to nature; and lastly, since Grand Narratives are a necessary component of manifestoes, in what sort of big story it could situate itself. Let's imagine that these are the first three planks of my political platform!


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Bruno Latour. An Attempt at Writing a Compositionist Manifesto. New Literary History, 2010, 41 (3), pp.471-490. ⟨hal-00972938⟩
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