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With the sharpened axe of reason : approaches to Walter Benjamin

Author: Gerhard Fischer
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Washington, D.C. : Berg, 1996.
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This text includes: a re-evaluation of Benjamin's concepts of history and modernity; a discussion of aspects of Benjamin's literary scholarship and his theory/ practice of literary criticism and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
With the sharpened axe of reason.
Oxford, UK ; Washington, D.C. : Berg, 1996
(OCoLC)604236337
Online version:
With the sharpened axe of reason.
Oxford, UK ; Washington, D.C. : Berg, 1996
(OCoLC)607080829
Named Person: Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin; Benjamin, Walter <1892-1940> - Critique et interprétation.; Walter Benjamin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Fischer
ISBN: 1859730442 9781859730447 185973054X 9781859730546
OCLC Number: 34472812
Description: viii, 229 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Benjamin the Centenarian / Gerhard Fischer --
1. Walter Benjamin's Prehistory of Modernity as Anticipation of Postmodernity? Some Methodological Reflections / David Frisby --
2. Walter Benjamin's Imaginary Landscape / Bernd Huppauf --
3. On Aura and an Ecological Aesthetics of Nature / David Roberts --
4. A 'Hermaphroditic Position': Benjamin, Postmodernism and the Frenzy of Gender / John Docker --
5. Reading/Writing the Feminine City: Calvino, Hessel, Benjamin / Sigrid Weigel --
6. Sirens of Gaslight and Odalisques of the Oil Lamp: The Language of Desire in the Arcades Project / Margaret Mahony Stoljar --
7. Benjamin, Fourier, Barthes / Michael Hollington --
8. The Messiah Complex: The Angel of History Looks Back at Walter Benjamin from its Perch on the Ruins of 'Socialism as it Existed in Reality' / John Milfull --
9. Walter Benjamin as Literary Critic / Manfred Jurgensen.
Responsibility: edited by Gerhard Fischer.
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