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The truth of the technological world : essays on the genealogy of presence

Author: Friedrich A Kittler; Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht; Erik Butler
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Friedrich Kittler (1943-2011) combined the study of literature, cinema, technology, and philosophy in a manner sufficiently novel to be recognized as a new field of academic endeavor in his native Germany. ""Media studies, "" as Kittler conceived it, meant reflecting on how books operate as films, poetry as computer science, and music as military equipment. This volume collects writings from all stages of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Kittler, Friedrich A.
Truth of the technological world : essays on the genealogy of presence.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, ©2013
vi, 391 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich A Kittler; Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht; Erik Butler
ISBN: 9780804792622 0804792623
OCLC Number: 891383923
Description: 1 online resource (400 pages)
Contents: Poet, mother, child : on the romantic invention of sexuality --
Nietzsche (1844-1900) --
Lullaby of birdland --
The god of the ears --
Flechsig/Schreber/Freud : an information-network at the turn of the century --
Romanticism, psychoanalysis, film : a story of doubles --
Media and drugs in Pynchon's Second World War --
Heinrich von Ofterdingen as data-feed --
World-breath : on Wagner's media technology --
The city is a medium --
Rock music, a misuse of military equipment --
Signal-to-noise ratio --
The artificial intelligence of World War : Alan Turing --
Unconditional surrender --
Protected mode --
There is no software --
Il fiore delle truppe scelte --
Eros and Aphrodite --
Homer and writing --
The alphabet of the Greeks : on the archeology of writing --
In the wake of the Odyssey --
Martin Heidegger, media, and the gods of Greece : de-severance heralds the approach of the gods --
Pathos and ethos : an Aristotelian observation --
Media history as the event of truth : on the singularity of Friedrich A. Kittler's works / Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht.
Responsibility: Friedrich A. Kittler ; with an afterword by Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht ; translated by Erik Butler.

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Collection of essays from throughout the author's career.  Read more...

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