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$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674024458

Publication Date: 05/31/2008

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448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

22 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • A Note on the Texts
  • Editors’ Introduction
  • I. The Production, Reproduction, and Reception of the Work of Art
    • 1. The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility: Second Version
    • 2. Theory of Distraction
    • 3. To the Planetarium
    • 4. Garlanded Entrance
    • 5. The Rigorous Study of Art
    • 6. Imperial Panorama
    • 7. The Telephone
    • 8. The Author as Producer
    • 9. Paris, the Capital of the Nineteenth Century
    • 10. Eduard Fuchs, Collector and Historian
    • 11. Review of Sternberger’s Panorama
  • II. Script, Image, Script-Image
    • 12. Attested Auditor of Books
    • 13. This Space for Rent
    • 14. The Antinomies of Allegorical Exegesis
    • 15. The Ruin
    • 16. Dismemberment of Language
    • 17. Graphology Old and New
  • III. Painting and Graphics
    • 18. Painting and the Graphic Arts
    • 19. On Painting, or Sign and Mark
    • 20. A Glimpse into the World of Children’s Books
    • 21. Dream Kitsch
    • 22. Moonlit Nights on the Rue La Boétie
    • 23. Chambermaids’ Romances of the Past Century
    • 24. Antoine Wiertz: Thoughts and Visions of a Severed Head
    • 25. Some Remarks on Folk Art
    • 26. Chinese Paintings at the Bibliothèque Nationale
  • IV. Photography
    • 27. News about Flowers
    • 28. Little History of Photography
    • 29. Letter from Paris (2): Painting and Photography
    • 30. Review of Freund’s Photographie en France au dix-neuvième siècle
  • V. Film
    • 31. On the Present Situation of Russian Film
    • 32. Reply to Oscar A. H. Schmitz
    • 33. Chaplin
    • 34. Chaplin in Retrospect
    • 35. Mickey Mouse
    • 36. The Formula in Which the Dialectical Structure of Film Finds Expression
  • VI. The Publishing Industry and Radio
    • 37. Journalism
    • 38. A Critique of the Publishing Industry
    • 39. The Newspaper
    • 40. Karl Kraus
    • 41. Reflections on Radio
    • 42. Theater and Radio
    • 43. Conversation with Ernst Schoen
    • 44. Two Types of Popularity: Fundamental Reflections on a Radio Play
    • 45. On the Minute
  • Index

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