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The worker : dominion and form

Author: Ernst Jünger; Laurence Paul Hemming; Bogdan Costea
Publisher: Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written in 1932, just before the fall of the Weimar Republic and on the eve of the Nazi accession to power, Ernst Junger's The Worker: Dominion and Form articulates a trenchant critique of bourgeois  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Quelle
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernst Jünger; Laurence Paul Hemming; Bogdan Costea
ISBN: 9780810136182 081013618X 9780810136175 0810136171
OCLC Number: 975966316
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: "Originally published in German in 1932 as Der Arbeiter, Herrschaft under Gestalt, copyright (c) 1932, 1981 Klett-Cotta (J.G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung Nachfolger GmbH), Stuttgart."
Description: xxxi, 200 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: First part --
The age of the third estate as an age of illusory dominion --
The worker reflected in the mirror of the bourgeois world --
The form as a whole, which includes more than the sum of its parts --
The irruption of elemental powers into bourgeois space --
Within the work-world, the demand for freedom arises as demand for work --
Power as representation of the form of the worker --
The relationship of the form to the manifold --
Second part --
On work as a way of life --
The decline of the mass and of the individual --
The replacement of the bourgeois individual with the typus of the worker --
The difference between the hierarchies of the typus and the individual --
Technology as mobilization of the world through the form of the worker --
Art as forming of the work-world --
The transition from liberal democracy to the work-state --
The replacement of social contracts by the work-plan --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Arbeiter.
Responsibility: Ernst Jünger ; edited by Laurence Paul Hemming ; translated from the German by Bogdan Costea and Laurence Paul Hemming.

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"This translation of Ernst J nger's The Worker is long overdue, and the startling re-emergence of many political themes from the 1930s makes it especially timely. Costea and Hemming have done an Read more...

 
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