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Myth and Metropolis Walter Benjamin and the City

ISBN-10: 0745620108

ISBN-13: 9780745620107

Edition: 1996

Authors: Graeme Gilloch

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Description:

This is a lucid study of Walter Benjamin's lifelong fascination with the city and forms of metropolitan experience, highlighting the relevance of Benjamin's work to our contemporary understanding of modernity.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 12/8/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Urban Images: From Ruins to Revolutions
Urban Memories: Labyrinth and Childhood
Dialectical Images: Paris and the Phantasmagoria of Modernity
Urban Allegories: Paris, Baudelaire and the Experience of Modernity
Conclusion
Notes
Biography
Index