Weimar modernism : philosophy, politics, and culture in Germany, 1918-1933 (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Weimar modernism : philosophy, politics, and culture in Germany, 1918-1933

Weimar modernism : philosophy, politics, and culture in Germany, 1918-1933

Author: David C Durst
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2004.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Durst, David C., 1963-
Weimar modernism.
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David C Durst
ISBN: 0739107771 9780739107775 0739110063 9780739110065
OCLC Number: 54530448
Description: xxxvi, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Weimar modernism --
Ernst Bloch's theory of nonsimultaneity --
Berlin Dada, Carl Schmitt, Georg Lukács, and the critique of contemplation --
From contemplation to distraction : the culture of inflation and the inflation of culture --
The art of disappearance : Adorno's aesthetics of modernism and Alban Berg's music --
From distraction to mobilization : Ernst Jünger, photography, and the imperial gaze of the worker --
From mobilization to interruption : dialectic at a standstill or Walter Benjamin on the politicization of the aesthetic in Brecht's epic theater.
Responsibility: David C. Durst.
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David Durst's Weimar Modernism is a major accomplishment, providing an anatomy of Weimar culture, an intellectual history of Critical Theory, and a penetrating analysis of cultural modernity, broadly Read more...

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