Cinema and experience : Siegfried Kracauer, Walter Benjamin, and Theodor W. Adorno

  • I first encountered the work of Miriam Hansen as a graduate student in the mid-1990s when her book Babel and Babylon was the talk of the (at that time still fairly modest) film studies town – even though it was sitting somewhat uneasily on the fence. In fact, it was this position beyond the canonical that made the book so attractive in the first place. It did not fit into the raging debate of that time between psychosemiotics and neo-formalism, nor did it offer the (often too schematic and naive) way out within the cultural studies paradigm of empowering the individual or sub-culturally constituted groups.

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Author:Malte HagenerORCiDGND
Parent Title (German):NECSUS : European journal of media studies
Publisher:Amsterdam University Press
Place of publication:Amsterdam
Document Type:Review
Date of Publication (online):2012/09/01
Date of first Publication:2012/09/01
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2021/01/04
Tag:Frankfurt school; book review; cinema; media
Page Number:5
First Page:333
Last Page:337
Institutes:Gesellschaftswissenschaften / Gesellschaftswissenschaften
Philosophie und Geschichtswissenschaften / Philosophie
Angeschlossene und kooperierende Institutionen / Institut für Sozialforschung (IFS)
Dewey Decimal Classification:1 Philosophie und Psychologie / 10 Philosophie / 100 Philosophie und Psychologie
3 Sozialwissenschaften / 30 Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie / 300 Sozialwissenschaften
7 Künste und Unterhaltung / 79 Sport, Spiele, Unterhaltung / 791 Öffentliche Darbietungen, Film, Rundfunk
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell - Keine Bearbeitung 4.0