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Thought-images : Frankfurt School writers' reflections from damaged life

Author: Gerhard Richter
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
Series: Cultural memory in the present.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the aesthetic and political ramifications of the literary genre of the Denkbild, or thought-image, as it was employed by four major German-Jewish writers and philosophers of the first half of the twentieth century: Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Ernst Bloch, and Siegfried Kracauer. The Denkbild is a poetic mode of writing, a brief snapshot-in-prose that stages the interrelation of literary,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Richter, Gerhard, 1967-
Thought-images.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608526617
Named Person: Theodor W Adorno; Walter Benjamin; Siegfried Kracauer; Ernst Bloch; Theodor W Adorno; Walter Benjamin; Siegfried Kracauer; Ernst Bloch; Adorno; Benjamin; Kracauer; Bloch; Theodor W Adorno; Walter Benjamin; Ernst Bloch; Siegfried Kracauer; Theodor W Adorno; Walter Benjamin; Siegfried Kracauer; Ernst Bloch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Richter
ISBN: 9780804756167 0804756163 9780804756174 0804756171
OCLC Number: 78072107
Description: xiv, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Paleonomies of the thought-image : an introduction --
A matter of distance : Benjamin's One-way street through the Arcades --
Bloch's dream, music's traces --
Homeless images : Kracauer's extraterritoriality, Derrida's monolingualism of the other --
Nazism and negative dialectics : Adorno's Hitler in Minima moralia.
Series Title: Cultural memory in the present.
Responsibility: Gerhard Richter.
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Gerhard Richter's book explores the aesthetic and political ramifications of the literary genre of the Denkbild, or thought-image, as it was employed by four major German-Jewish writers and  Read more...

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