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The Cambridge companion to Walter Benjamin

This Companion offers a comprehensive introduction to the thought of the highly influential 20th century critic and theorist Walter Benjamin
Print Book, English, 2004
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2004
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xiv, 247 pages ; 24 cm.
9780521793292, 9780521797245, 0521793297, 0521797241
Walter Benjamin and the European avant-garde / Michael Jennings
Art forms / Jan Mieszkowski
Language and mimesis in Walter Benjamin's work / Beatrice Hanssen
Walter Benjamin's concept of cultural history / Howard Caygill
Benjamin's modernity / Andrew Benjamin
Benjamin and psychoanalysis / Sarah Ley Roff
Benjamin and the ambiguities of Romanticism / Rebecca Comay
Body politics: Benjamin's dialectical materialism between Brecht and the Frankfurt School / Rainer Nagele
Method and time: Benjamin;s dialectical images / Max Pensky
Benjamin's phantasmagoria: the Arcades Project / Margaret Cohen
Acts of self-portraiture: Benjamin's confessional and literary writings / Gerhard Richter