Nietzsche's Nihilism in Walter Benjamin

Nietzsche's Nihilism in Walter Benjamin

by Mauro Ponzi

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ISBN-13: 9783319818542
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/28/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 289
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mauro Ponzi is Full Professor of German Literature at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy. He is President of the Associazione Italiana Walter Benjamin, and was a member of the Directory Board of the International Walter Benjamin Society in the years 2000 and 2008.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Chapter 1: Capitalism as Religion.- Chapter 2: Organizing Pessimism.- Chapter 3: Nietzsche: Work’s editions and interpretations.- Chapter 4: The Cry of Marsyas. History as place of permanent catastrophe.- Chapter 5: Hidden Refusal.- Chapter 6: The Dream Space.- Chapter 7: Baudelaire.- Chapter 8: The Order of the Profane.- Select Bibliography.- Index.

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