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Walter Benjamin : overpowering conformism

Author: Esther Leslie
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2000.
Series: Modern European thinkers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Powerful new insights into a key twentieth-century political thinker

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Leslie, Esther.
Walter Benjamin.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2000
(OCoLC)647426389
Named Person: Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Leslie
ISBN: 0745315682 9780745315683 0745315739 9780745315737
OCLC Number: 43286726
Description: xiv, 298 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface: An Accumulation of Technological Themes --
Explosion of a Landscape --
Benjamin's Objectives --
Berlin Chthonic, Photos and Trains and Films and Cars --
Dream Whirled: Technik and Mirroring --
Murmurs from Darkest Europe --
The Work of Art in the Age of Unbearable Capitulation --
Time for an Unnatural Death --
Benjamin's Finale: Excavating and Remembering.
Series Title: Modern European thinkers.
Responsibility: Esther Leslie.

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