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The Arcades Project

Benjamin, Walter (Book - 1999 )
The Arcades Project
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Focusing on the arcades of 19th-century Paris--glass-roofed rows of shops that were early centers of consumerism--Benjamin presents a montage of quotations from, and reflections on, hundreds of published sources. 46 illustrations.
Authors: Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940
Uniform Title: Passagen-Werk. English
Title: The arcades project
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1999
Characteristics: xiv, 1073 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Walter Benjamin ; translated by Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin ; prepared on the basis of the German volume edited by Rolf Tiedemann
Contents: Translator's foreword
Exposés. "Paris, the capital of the nineteenth century" (1935) ; "Paris, capital of the nineteenth century" (1939)
Convolutes. Overview
First sketches
Early drafts. "Arcades" ; "The Arcades of Paris" ; "The Ring of Saturn"
Addenda. Exposé of 1935, early version ; Materials for the Exposé of 1935 ; Materials for "Arcades"
"Dialectics at a standstill" / Rolf Tiedemann
"The story of Old Benjamin" / Lisa Fittko ; Translator's notes
Guide to names and terms
Index
Summary: Focusing on the arcades of 19th-century Paris--glass-roofed rows of shops that were early centers of consumerism--Benjamin presents a montage of quotations from, and reflections on, hundreds of published sources. 46 illustrations.
Additional Contributors: Tiedemann, Rolf
ISBN: 067404326X
Branch Call Number: 944.361 B468a 1999
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [955]-1015) and index
Subject Headings: Paris (France) Social life and customs 19th century Paris (France) History 1848-1870 Paris (France) History 1830-1848 Arcades France Paris 19th century
Topical Term: Arcades
LCCN: 99027615
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