Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Change

Pusca, Anca. 2010. Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Change. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-230-58086-2 [Book]

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Following the spirit of Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project, this volume acts as a kaleidoscope of change in the 21st century, tracing its different reflections in the international contemporary while seeking to understand both individual and collective reactions and adjustments to change through a series of questions: Is there something significantly different about the way in which ‘change’ occurs in the 21st century?; Is change mainly reflected in the material and visual environment surrounding us or someplace else?; What are the sensibilities through which we perceive change, and more importantly, have those sensibilities been increased or dulled by modern technology?

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March 2010

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