Walter Benjamin: The Colour of Experience

Walter Benjamin: The Colour of Experience

by Howard Caygill
     
 

ISBN-10: 041508959X

ISBN-13: 9780415089593

Pub. Date: 01/16/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book analyses the development of Benjamin's concept of experience in his early writings showing that it emerges from an engagement with visual experience, and in particular the experience of colour.  See more details below

Overview

This book analyses the development of Benjamin's concept of experience in his early writings showing that it emerges from an engagement with visual experience, and in particular the experience of colour.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415089593
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/16/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
1,255,329
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgements
References and abbreviations
Introduction
1The programme of the coming philosophy1
2Speculative critique34
3The work of art80
4The experience of the city118
Afterword: the colour of experience149
Notes153
Bibliography160
Index163

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