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Walter Benjamin:Critical Evaluations 3V

Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

Edited by Peter Osborne

Introduction by Peter Osborne

Routledge – 2005 – 1,392 pages

Series: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

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    November 25th 2004

Description

No other single author has so commanding a critical presence across so many disciplines within the arts and humanities, in so many national contexts, as Walter Benjamin (1892-1940). The belated reception of his work as a literary critic (dating from the late 1950s) has been followed by a rapid series of critical receptions in different contexts: Frankfurt Critical Theory and Marxism, Judaism, Film Theory, Post-structuralism, Philosophical Romanticism, and Cultural Studies.

This collection brings together a selection of the most critically important items in the literature, across the full range of Benjamin's cultural-theoretical interests, from all periods of the reception of his writings, but focusing upon the most recent, to produce a comprehensive overview of the best critical literature.

Contents

Volume I: Philosophy Part 1: Knowledge and Language Part 2: Time and History Part 3: Politics and Law Volume II: Modernity Part 1: Romanticism and Criticism Part 2: Figures of Modernity Part 3: Art, Technology and Cultural Form Volume III: Appropriations Part 1: Marxism Part 2: Judaism Part 3: Feminism, Psychoanalysis, Cultural Studies Part 4: Postcolonial and Transnational Perspectives

Name: Walter Benjamin:Critical Evaluations 3V: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Peter OsborneIntroduction by Peter Osborne. No other single author has so commanding a critical presence across so many disciplines within the arts and humanities, in so many national contexts, as Walter Benjamin (1892-1940). The belated reception of his work as a literary critic (dating from the...
Categories: Philosophy, Cultural Theory, Literary/Critical Theory