skip to content
Melancholy dialectics : Walter Benjamin and the play of mourning Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Melancholy dialectics : Walter Benjamin and the play of mourning

Author: Max Pensky
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1993.
Series: Critical perspectives on modern culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Through close readings of the Origin of the German Play of Mourning, the essays on surrealism and Baudelaire, and the unfinished Arcades Project, Pensky demonstrates that Benjamin's attempt to work through this "melancholy dialectics" lies at the core of his mature thought.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pensky, Max, 1961-
Melancholy dialectics.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)608596806
Online version:
Pensky, Max, 1961-
Melancholy dialectics.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)623905870
Named Person: Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Pensky
ISBN: 0870238531 9780870238536
OCLC Number: 27144114
Description: 281 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Trauer and criticism --
Trauerspiel and melancholy subjectivity --
Melancholia and allegory --
Melancholia and modernity --
On the road to the object: surrealism as postmelancholy criticism --
The trash of history.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on modern culture.
Responsibility: Max Pensky.

Abstract:

An interpretation of Walter Benjamin's "oeuvre", focusing on the central ideas of mourning and melancholia. Through close readings of his work, Pensky demonstrates that Benjamin's attempt to work  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27144114> # Melancholy dialectics : Walter Benjamin and the play of mourning
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "27144114" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Place/amherst> ; # Amherst
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/literatur> ; # Literatur
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/melancholy_in_literature> ; # Melancholy in literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/benjamin_1892_1940_philosophy> ; # Benjamin,--1892-1940--Philosophy
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/melancholie> ; # Melancholie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/trauer> ; # Trauer
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/46757196> ; # Walter Benjamin
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/filosofische_aspecten> ; # Filosofische aspecten
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Person/benjamin_walter_1892_1940> ; # Walter Benjamin
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/947910> ; # Grief in literature
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1015655> ; # Melancholy in literature
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/838.91209/e20/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/grief_in_literature> ; # Grief in literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/philosophie> ; # Philosophie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/depression_in_literature> ; # Depression--in literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/letterkunde> ; # Letterkunde
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060777> ; # Philosophy
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "1993" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/113243046> ; # Max Pensky
    schema:datePublished "1993" ;
    schema:description "Trauer and criticism -- Trauerspiel and melancholy subjectivity -- Melancholia and allegory -- Melancholia and modernity -- On the road to the object: surrealism as postmelancholy criticism -- The trash of history."@en ;
    schema:description "Through close readings of the Origin of the German Play of Mourning, the essays on surrealism and Baudelaire, and the unfinished Arcades Project, Pensky demonstrates that Benjamin's attempt to work through this "melancholy dialectics" lies at the core of his mature thought."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/374779> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Series/critical_perspectives_on_modern_culture> ; # Critical perspectives on modern culture.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608596806> ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/623905870> ;
    schema:name "Melancholy dialectics : Walter Benjamin and the play of mourning"@en ;
    schema:productID "27144114" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/27144114#PublicationEvent/amherst_university_of_massachusetts_press_1993> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Agent/university_of_massachusetts_press> ; # University of Massachusetts Press
    schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/hbz/toc/ht006295670.pdf> ;
    schema:url <http://digitool.hbz-nrw.de:1801/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=1956634&custom_att_2=simple_viewer> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780870238536> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/27144114> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Agent/university_of_massachusetts_press> # University of Massachusetts Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Massachusetts Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Person/benjamin_walter_1892_1940> # Walter Benjamin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1892" ;
    schema:deathDate "1940" ;
    schema:familyName "Benjamin" ;
    schema:givenName "Walter" ;
    schema:name "Walter Benjamin" ;
    schema:sameAs <http://d-nb.info/gnd/118509039> ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Series/critical_perspectives_on_modern_culture> # Critical perspectives on modern culture.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27144114> ; # Melancholy dialectics : Walter Benjamin and the play of mourning
    schema:name "Critical perspectives on modern culture." ;
    schema:name "Critical perspectives on modern culture" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/benjamin_1892_1940_philosophy> # Benjamin,--1892-1940--Philosophy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Benjamin,--1892-1940--Philosophy"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/depression_in_literature> # Depression--in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Depression--in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/filosofische_aspecten> # Filosofische aspecten
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Filosofische aspecten"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/grief_in_literature> # Grief in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Grief in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/374779#Topic/melancholy_in_literature> # Melancholy in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Melancholy in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1015655> # Melancholy in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Melancholy in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060777> # Philosophy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Philosophy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/947910> # Grief in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Grief in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/113243046> # Max Pensky
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1961" ;
    schema:familyName "Pensky" ;
    schema:givenName "Max" ;
    schema:name "Max Pensky" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/46757196> # Walter Benjamin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1892" ;
    schema:deathDate "1940" ;
    schema:familyName "Benjamin" ;
    schema:givenName "Walter" ;
    schema:name "Walter Benjamin" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780870238536>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0870238531" ;
    schema:isbn "9780870238536" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608596806>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Melancholy dialectics." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27144114> ; # Melancholy dialectics : Walter Benjamin and the play of mourning
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/623905870>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Melancholy dialectics." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27144114> ; # Melancholy dialectics : Walter Benjamin and the play of mourning
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.