Walter Benjamin and the media : the spectacle of modernity /

"Walter Benjamin (1892-1940), one of the most original and perceptive thinkers of the twentieth century, offered a unique insight into the profound impact of the media on modern society. Jaeho Kang's book offers a lucid introduction to Benjamin's theory of the media and its continuing...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kang, Jaeho, 1969-
Format: Printed Book
Published: Cambridge : Polity Press, 2014
Series:Theory and media.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introducing Dr Benjamin
  • The crisis of communication and the information industry
  • Radio and mediated storytelling
  • Art and politics in the age of their technological reproducibility
  • The media city : reading The arcades project
  • Conclusion : the actuality of Benjamin's media critique.