Style and Time: Essays on the Politics of Appearance

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Interruption is often read as the foundational gesture of modernity - the means through which modernity asserts its existence by claiming its discontinuity with the past. Exposing the limitations of such an understanding, this book offers a very different approach: here, modernity is the site that poses the question of how we are to continue when every attempt to think and understand the present is marked by the necessity of an interruption. Through a reading of Walter Benjamin's writings - particularly on interruption, ...

Style and Time: Essays on the Politics of Appearance 2006, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810123342

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