Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

not-for-profit - a workers'co-op - committed to social justice | 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY - 0151 708 7270

Introducing Walter Benjamin: A Graphic Guide

by Howard Caygill, Alex Coles and Andrezej Klimowski - £6.99  Icon Books Ltd (2014)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781848316928 | ISBN 10: 1848316925

Walter Benjamin is often considered the key modern philosopher and critic of modern art.
 
Tracing his influence on modern aesthetics and cultural history, Introducing Walter Benjamin highlights his commitment to political transformation of the arts as a means to bring about social change.
 
Benjamin witnessed first-hand many of the cataclysmic events of modern European history. He took a critical stance on the dominant ideologies of Marxism, Zionism and Technocracy, and his attempt to flee Nazi Europe ultimately led to his suicide in 1940.
 
With its brilliant combination of words and images, this is an ideal introduction to one of the most elusive philosophers.

(Price & availability last checked: January 2015)

This website can't tell you if we have this in stock or not - to ask, phone us or use the enquiry link below
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need this book urgently, or by a specific date, please use the enquiry link to ask about supply time.
  


In booklists: 'Introducing...' Guides, Philosophy,
In categories: Education, Politics & Philosophy,

© News From Nowhere Co-operative Ltd 2004-2020 | Privacy policy | Contact | return to top of page