The Disenchantment of Art: The Philosophy of Walter Benjamin
Guilford Press (1996)
Fifty years after his death, Walter Benjamin remains one of the great cultural critics of this century. Despite his renown, however, Benjamin's philosophical ideas remain elusive/m-/often considered a disaggregated set of thoughts not meant to cohere. This book provides a more systematic perspective on Benjamin, laying claim to his status as a philosopher and situating his work in the context of its time. Exploring Benjamin's theory of language, spoken and nonspoken, Rainer Rochlitz shows how Benjamin reconceptualized traditional ideas of language, art, and history. Offering an expansive assessment of a unique twentieth-century thinker, this volume provides an indispensable guide for readers of Benjamin's recently released collected works.
|Keywords||Aesthetics, Modern Art Philosophy|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$9.99 used (72% off) $27.49 new (22% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B3209.B584.R6313 1996|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Scattering Community: Benjamin on Experience, Narrative and History.Kia Lindroos - 2001 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 27 (6):19-41.
Benjamin's Ghosts: Interventions in Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory.Gerhard Richter (ed.) - 2002 - Stanford University Press.
Architecture and Technology: A Discontinuous Relation. [REVIEW]Andrew Benjamin - 2013 - Foundations of Science 18 (1):201-204.
Walter Benjamin, Religion, and Aesthetics: Rethinking Religion Through the Arts.S. Brent Plate - 2005 - Routledge.
Walter Benjamin and the Architecture of Modernity.Andrew E. Benjamin & Charles Rice (eds.) - 2009 - Re.Press.
Reading Walter Benjamin: Writing Through the Catastrophe.Richard J. Lane - 2005 - Distributed Exclusively in the Usa by Palgrave.
Art, Mimesis, and the Avant-Garde: Aspects of a Philosophy of Difference.Andrew E. Benjamin - 1991 - Routledge.
Walter Benjamin's Philosophy: Destruction and Experience.Andrew E. Benjamin & Peter Osborne (eds.) - 2000 - Clinamen Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads4 ( #636,717 of 2,158,237 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #355,837 of 2,158,237 )
How can I increase my downloads?