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The work of art in the age of its technological reproducibility, and other writings on media

Walter Benjamin (Author), Michael William Jennings (Editor), Brigid Doherty (Editor), Thomas Y. Levin (Editor), E. F. N. Jephcott (Translator), Rodney Livingstone (Translator), Howard Eiland (Translator)
A series of influential essays on the visual arts that were made possible by machines, and the implications for the future of culture
Print Book, English, 2008
The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2008
vi, 426 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780674024458, 0674024451
* A Note on the Texts * Editors' Introduction I. The Production, Reproduction, and Reception of the Work of Art * The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility: Second Version * Theory of Distraction * To the Planetarium * Garlanded Entrance * The Rigorous Study of Art * Imperial Panorama * The Telephone * The Author as Producer * Paris, the Capital of the Nineteenth Century * Eduard Fuchs, Collector and Historian * Review of Sternberger's Panorama II. Script, Image, Script-Image * Attested Auditor of Books * This Space for Rent * The Antinomies of Allegorical Exegesis * The Ruin * Dismemberment of Language * Graphology Old and New III. Painting and Graphics * Painting and the Graphic Arts * On Painting, or Sign and Mark * A Glimpse into the World of Children's Books * Dream Kitsch * Moonlit Nights on the Rue La Boetie * Chambermaids' Romances of the Past Century * Antoine Wiertz: Thoughts and Visions of a Severed Head * Some Remarks on Folk Art * Chinese Paintings at the Bibliotheque Nationale IV. Photography * News about Flowers * Little History of Photography * Letter from Paris (2): Painting and Photography * Review of Freund's Photographie en France au dix-neuvieme siecle V. Film * On the Present Situation of Russian Film * Reply to Oscar A. H. Schmitz * Chaplin * Chaplin in Retrospect * Mickey Mouse * The Formula in Which the Dialectical Structure of Film Finds Expression VI. The Publishing Industry and Radio * Journalism * A Critique of the Publishing Industry * The Newspaper * Karl Kraus * Reflections on Radio * Theater and Radio * Conversation with Ernst Schoen * Two Types of Popularity: Fundamental Reflections on a Radio Play * On the Minute * Index
Translation of: Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit
Translated from the German View record details on Penryn Campus Library Catalogue