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Benjamin's passages : dreaming, awakening

Author: Alexander Gelley
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening is focused on central issues of Benjamin's later work: the interplay of aesthetics and politics; the conception of language; the fading of aura and its  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Gelley
ISBN: 9780823262564 0823262561 9780823262571 082326257X
OCLC Number: 951276157
Awards: Commended for Choice: Outstanding Academic Title 2016
Description: XIII, 210 str. : ilustr. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Contexts of the Aesthetic 2. Epigones in the House of Language: Benjamin on Kraus 3. Benjamin on Atget: Empty Streets and the Fading of Aura 4. Entering the Passagen 5. Citation as Incitation: The Political Agenda of the Passagenarbeit 6. Messianism, "Weak" and Otherwise 7. Forgetting, Dreaming, Awakening Works Cited Index
Other Titles: Das Passagenwerk
Responsibility: Alexander Gelley.


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