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Miniature Metropolis

Literature in an Age of Photography and Film

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674416727

Publication Date: 04/06/2015


368 pages

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

8 halftones


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Urban Spleen and the Terror of Paris in Baudelaire and Rilke
  • 2. Kafka’s Betrachtung in the Force Field of Photography and Film
  • 3. Benn in Occupied Brussels: The Rönne Novellas
  • 4. Photography and Emblem in Kracauer and Benjamin’s Street Texts
  • 5. Double Exposure Berlin: Photomontage and Narrative in Höch and Keun
  • 6. Benjamin and Aragon: Le Paysan de Berlin
  • 7. War and Metropolis in Jünger
  • 8. Musil’s Posthumous Modernism
  • Coda. Diving into the Wreck: Adorno’s Minima Moralia
  • Notes
  • Index

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