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The skin of the system on Germany's socialist modernity

Author: Benjamin Robinson
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. Stanford Univ. Press 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Introduction : on socialist vacation -- Utopia and actuality: what is to be done with really existing socialism? -- Other systems: mud, mana, money -- The skin of the system and the DIN of the system: a poetics of sovereignty and system -- Diabolical transformations: a necessary comrade -- Tertium non datur: the systems erotics of socialism -- Camps, laws, and plans: the socialist camp -- Revolutionary laws:  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Franz Fühmann; Franz Fühmann; Franz Fühmann; Franz Fühmann; Franz Fühmann
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Robinson
ISBN: 9780804762472 0804762473
OCLC Number: 602076101
Notes: Literaturangaben
Description: IX, 355 S. Ill. 24 cm
Responsibility: Benjamin Robinson
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Focuses on what made historical socialism different from social systems in the West. This title presents a study that elicits the general question: what must we think in order to think an other  Read more...


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"This is a fascinating study of the literary records of Eastern European state socialism, which reopens a specific set of experiences and paradoxes that seem at times concealed to many today . . . Read more...

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