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Refractions of violence

Author: Martin Jay
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Refractions of Violence" collects essays of cultural critic and intellectual historian Martin Jay. Subjects include Walter Benjamin's response to World War I, the Holocaust and the events of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Jay
ISBN: 0415966655 9780415966658 0415966663 9780415966665
OCLC Number: 51900527
Description: ix, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Walter Benjamin and the refusal to mourn --
Peace in our time --
Fathers and sons : Jan Phillip Reemtsma --
The ungrateful dead --
When did the Holocaust end? Reflections on historical objectivity --
The conversion of the Rose --
Pen pals with the unicorn killer --
Kwangju : from massacre to Biennale --
Must justice be blind? : images and the law --
Diving into the wreck : aesthetic spectatorship at the turn of the millennium --
Astronomical hindsight : the speed of light and the virtualization of reality --
Returning the gaze : the American response to the French critique of ocularcentrism --
Lafayette's children : the American reception of French liberalism --
Somaesthetics and democracy : John Dewey and body art --
The paradoxes of religious violence --
Fearful symmetries : September 11th and the agonies of the left.
Responsibility: Martin Jay.
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