Darstellung bei Walter Benjamin: Die "Erkenntniskritische Vorrede" im Kontext ästhetischer Darstellungstheorien der Moderne

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Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 2012 - Literary Criticism - 538 pages
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This study is dedicated to the comprehensive explanation of what is probably Walter Benjamin’s most difficult text, the Erkenntniskritische Vorrede (critical foreword) to his Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels (Origin of German Tragic Drama). The thorough analytical commentary exposes the historical and systematic terminological constructions of this text and places them within the context of the discourse on presentation since the 18th century. For the first time Benjamin’s premarxist philosophy and literary theory are seen as an independent contribution to a philosophy of literary representation with potential for problem-solving up to the present day.

 

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Contents

Zu den Möglichkeiten einer Ästhetik der Literatur im Anschluss an Walter Benjamin
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eine analytische Lektüre seiner Schriften
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III Benjamins Darstellungstheorie im Kontext der literarischen Poetik und Ästhetik der Moderne ...
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Medium und Kritik
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Jan Urbich, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena.

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