How can Benjamin's theses help us to understand the secret architectures of the present? This volume takes up the architectural challenge in a number of innovative ways, collecting essays by both well-known and emerging scholars on time in cinema, the problem of kitsch, the design of graves and tombs, the orders of road-signs, childhood experience in modern cities, and much more. Engaged, interdisciplinary, bristling with insights, the essays in this collection will constitute an indispensable supplement to the work of Walter Benjamin, as well as providing a guide to some of the obscurities of our own present.
|Title of host publication||Walter Benjamin and the architecture of modernity|
|Editors||Andrew Benjamin, Charles Rice|
|Place of Publication||Melbourne|
|Number of pages||15|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
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- Walter Benjamin
Sinnerbrink, R. (2009). Violence, deconstruction, and sovereignty: Derrida and Agamben on Benjamin's 'Critique of Violence'. In A. Benjamin, & C. Rice (Eds.), Walter Benjamin and the architecture of modernity (pp. 77-91). (Anamnesis). Melbourne: Re.press.