Johannes von Moltke,Gerd Gemünden's Culture in the Anteroom: The Legacies of Siegfried Kracauer PDF

By Johannes von Moltke,Gerd Gemünden

ISBN-10: 0472051679

ISBN-13: 9780472051670

ISBN-10: 047207167X

ISBN-13: 9780472071678

Culture within the Anteroom introduces an English-speaking readership to the entire diversity of Siegfried Kracauer's paintings as novelist, architect, journalist, sociologist, historian, exile critic, and theorist of visible tradition. This interdisciplinary anthology---including items from Miriam Bratu Hansen, Andreas Huyssen, Noah Isenberg, Lutz Koepnick, Eric Rentschler, and Heide Schlüpmann---brings jointly literary and picture students, historians and paintings historians, sociologists, and designers to handle the scope and present relevance of a physique of labor devoted to investigating all points of modernism and modernity. The members process Kracauer's writings from a number of angles, a few through putting them in discussion along with his contemporaries in Weimar Germany and the hot York Intellectuals of the Nineteen Forties and '50s; others through exploring rather unknown points of Kracauer's oeuvre through contemplating his contributions to architectural heritage, the historical past of radio in addition to different new media, and museum and exhibition culture.

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