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Crowds and democracy : the idea and image of the masses from revolution to fascism

Author: Stefan Jonsson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Columbia University Press, 2013.
Series: Titolo collana.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Italian

Spanning aesthetics, cultural studies, intellectual history, and political theory, this volume unpacks the significance of the shadow agent known as "the mass" during a critical period in European  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Jonsson
ISBN: 9780231164788 0231164785
OCLC Number: 898738724
Description: p. : illustrations
Contents: Introducing the Masses : Vienna, 15 July 1927 (Elias Canetti --
Alfred Vierkandt --
Hannah Arendt --
Karl Kraus --
Heimito von Doderer) --
Shooting Psychosis --
Not a Word About the Bastille --
Explaining the Crowd --
Representing Social Passions --
A Work of Madness --
Invincibles --
Mirror for Princes --
Workers on the Run --
Lashing --
Authority Versus Anarchy : Allegories of the Mass in Sociology and Literature (Georg Simmel --
Werner Sombart --
Fritz Lang --
Leopold von Wiese --
Wilhelm Vleugels --
Gerhard Colm --
Max Weber --
Theodor Geiger --
August Sander --
Hermann Broch --
Ernst Toller --
Rainer Maria Rilke) --
The Missing Chapter --
Georg Simmel's Masses --
In Metropolis --
The Architecture of Society --
Steak Tartare --
Delta Formations --
Alarm Bells of History --
Sleepwalkers --
I Am Mass --
Rilke in the Revolution --
The Revolving Nature of the Social : Primal Hordes and Crowds Without Qualities (Sigmund Freud --
Hans Kelsen --
Theodor Adorno --
Wilhelm Reich --
Siegfried Kracauer --
Bertolt Brecht --
Alfred Doblin --
Georg Grosz --
Robert Musil) --
Sigmund Freud Between Individual and Society --
Masses Inside --
In Love with Many --
Primal Hordes --
Masses and Myths --
The Destruction of the Person --
The Flaneur-Medium of Modernity --
Ornaments of the People --
Beyond the Bourgeoisie --
Shapeless Lives --
Organizing the Passions --
Collective Vision : A Matrix for New Art and Politics (Laszlo Moholy-Nagy --
Marianne Brandt --
Walter Benjamin --
Ernst Junger --
Edmund Schultz --
Willi Munzenberg --
Der Arbeiter-Fotograf --
Erwin Piscator --
Walther Gropius) --
Mass Psychosis and Photoplastics --
Johanna in the Revolution --
A Socialist Eye --
The Secret Code of the Nineteenth Century --
Speaking Commodities --
Deus ex Machina --
Democracy's Veil --
The Face of the Masses --
Learning to Hold a Camera --
The Gaze of the Masses --
Total Theater --
Coda: Remnants of Weimar.
Series Title: Titolo collana.
Responsibility: Stefan Jonsson.


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