Sianne Ngai

Photo of Sianne NgaiPhoto | Hans ThomallaSianne Ngai is Professor of English at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Ugly Feelings and Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, Interesting, winner of the Modern Language Association’s James Russell Lowell Prize. Her work has been translated into multiple languages, and she has received fellowships from the Institute of Advanced Study in Berlin and the American Council of Learned Societies.

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Cover: Theory of the Gimmick: Aesthetic Judgment and Capitalist FormTheory of the Gimmick: Aesthetic Judgment and Capitalist FormNgai, SianneHARDCOVER06/16/2020$35.00Not yet available
Cover: Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, InterestingOur Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, InterestingNgai, SiannePAPERBACK10/05/2015$21.50
Cover: Ugly FeelingsUgly FeelingsNgai, SiannePAPERBACK03/01/2007$26.00
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