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Fragments of Modernity: Theories of Modernity in the Work of Simmel, Kracauer and Benjamin
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Routledge
Publication date January 1, 2015
Pages 319
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780415702645
ISBN-10 041570264X
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $48.95
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Fragments of Modernity, first published in 1985, provides a critical introduction to the work of three of the most original German thinkers of the early twentieth century. In their different ways, all three illuminated the experience of the modern urban life, whether in mid nineteenth-century Paris, Berlin at the turn of the twentieth century or later as the vanguard city of the Weimar Republic. They related the new modes of experiencing the world to the maturation of the money economy (Simmel), the process of rationalization of capital (Kracauer) and the fantasy world of commodity fetishism (Benjamin). In each case they focus on those fragments of social experience that could best capture the sense of modernity.



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Hardcover
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from Routledge (April 11, 2013)
9780415859141 | details & prices | 330 pages | List price $155.00
About: Fragments of Modernity, first published in 1985, provides a critical introduction to the work of three of the most original German thinkers of the early twentieth century.
1 edition from Mit Pr (October 1, 1986)
9780262061032 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $44.00
About: Fragments of Modernity provides a critical introduction to the work of three of the most original German thinkers of the early 20th century.
With Theodule A. Ribot | from Ayer Co Pub (June 1, 1906); titled "Essay on the Creative Imagination"
9780405051593 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $26.95
This edition also contains Essay on the Creative Imagination
Paperback
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from Routledge (January 1, 2015)
9780415702645 | details & prices | 319 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.02 lbs | List price $48.95
About: Fragments of Modernity, first published in 1985, provides a critical introduction to the work of three of the most original German thinkers of the early twentieth century.
from Mit Pr (July 15, 1988)
9780262560467 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $34.00
About: Fragments of Modernity provides a critical introduction to the work of three of the most original German thinkers of the early 20th century.

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