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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 23–34.
Published: 01 May 2018
... become the core of pedagogy, which tends increasingly to become a theory of self-education. However, pedagogues rarely question the notion of experience itself. Walter Benjamin has engaged with this question in various ways throughout his career. In his view, it is precisely the inadequacy of traditional...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 157–169.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Benjamin Walter . 2011 . Early Writings, 1910–1917 . Translated by Eiland Howard . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Beyond Autonomy: Walter Benjamin on the Life of Students Antonia Birnbaum It is astonishing to see how...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 187–202.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 2018 Walter Benjamin nature technology politics education References Benjamin Walter . 1974 . Gesammelte Schriften . Vol. 1 . Edited by Tiedemann Rolf Schweppenhäuser Hermann . Frankfurt : Suhrkamp . Benjamin Walter . 1977 . Gesammelte Schriften . Vol...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2016) 43 (4): 147–153.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Eli Friedlander This essay reflects on the questions introduced by Howard Eiland and Michael Jennings's biography Walter Benjamin: A Critical Life . In particular, it considers how the biography addresses the difficult problem of drawing together a unity of life and writings in Benjamin's existence...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2002) 29 (2): 45–67.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Eli Friedlander Duke University Press 2002 Discontinued Thinking: A Review of Walter Benjamin’s Selected Writings, Volumes 1–4 Eli Friedlander 1 The publication of Walter Benjamin’s selected...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 17–30.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Samuel Weber Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:1 / sheet 21 of 224 6808 boundar ‘‘Streets, Squares, Theaters A City on the Move— Walter Benjamin’s Paris...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Henry Sussman Duke University Press 2003 y 2 / 30:1 / sheet 173 of 224 6808 boundar Between the Registers: The Allegory of Space in Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2003) 30 (1): 199–212.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Lindsay Waters Lindsay Waters 2003 y 2 / 30:1 / sheet 203 of 224 6808 boundar Come Softly, Darling, Hear What I Say: Listening in a State of Distraction—A Tribute to the Work of Walter Benjamin, Elvis Presley...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Eli Friedlander The present essay sketches in broad outlines the philosophical armature of Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project by analyzing the central theoretical notion in that incomplete manuscript of his: the dialectical image. So as to bring out the uniqueness of Benjamin's use of image, I...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Anthony Bogues The October 16, 1968, riot, popularly known as the “Rodney Affair,” was a watershed moment in Caribbean political history. The riot was triggered by the Jamaican government's banning of the revolutionary scholar Walter Rodney. This essay discusses the 1968 riot and the political...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 159–185.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Eli Friedlander The task of the present commentary on “Critique of Violence” is to bring to light a progression in Walter Benjamin's essay that has important implications for the assessment of the essay's content. One should not take violence as a generic term and view the essay as enumerating...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2016
... (via Walter Benjamin) as a necessary structural possibility inherent in the original texts, the essay argues that translation is a constitutive feature of all Marxisms and communisms (including Marx's and Lenin's) across time and space. The essay traces the importance of translation as both an actual...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2017) 44 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Bernard Stiegler Throughout the twentieth century, the development of technologies—of what Walter Benjamin calls “mechanical reproducibility”—led to a generalized regression of the psychomotive knowledges that were characteristic of art amateurs. This regression was made possible by a machinic turn...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 15–32.
Published: 01 November 2017
... have faded into the past, when the photographs themselves can no longer count as moral or political interventions? Is this what Walter Benjamin meant by the aestheticization of politics? The Lost Rolls , by the famous war photographer Ron Haviv, deliberately and thoughtfully provokes these subversive...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Matthew Charles; Howard Eiland Although it is well known that Walter Benjamin played a leading role in the antebellum German Youth Movement, withdrawing from the presidency of the Berlin Independent Students Association and from other reformist activities only with the onset of World War I...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 35–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Matthew Charles T. J. Clark has described Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project as containing a politics that is “cryptic,” as if “being actively aired and developed elsewhere.” This essay seeks to uncover the buried foundations of such a politics in Benjamin’s early writings on pedagogy and to...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 63–86.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Sami R. Khatib This essay elaborates on the dialectics of practice and play in Walter Benjamin’s pedagogical writings. Arguing that his earlier politics of “pure means” is still operative in his later materialist pedagogy of proletarian purposiveness, the essay follows Benjamin’s project of undoing...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 111–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Eli Friedlander The present essay lays out the central themes in Walter Benjamin’s account of fantasy and its place in the world of the child. It seeks to distinguish a learning from fantasy from what is often called learning from experience. Establishing this distinction leads me to develop in...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2018) 45 (2): 203–219.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Howard Eiland Walter Benjamin’s theory of education was first produced in conjunction with the theory of experience he developed in the years immediately preceding World War I, the period of his student activism. Integral to the discourse of both learning and experiencing in Benjamin is the idea of...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2008) 35 (3): 27–62.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... Agamben's naming the profane rather than the sacred in the title of this work does not, however, represent a turn to a new topic. Beginning with his first books in the 1970s, he has shown himself deeply interested in the idea of the profane, in significant part through terms and concepts employed by Walter...