61: Kracauer

£10.00
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ISBN: 
9781905007639
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Summer 2007

Contents

Editorial -  FREE TO VIEW 
Jan Campbell

The cultural spaces of Siegfied Kracauer: the many surfaces of Berlin
John Allen

Kracauer’s Weimar geometry and geomancy
Esther Leslie 

Kracauer and the dancing girls
James Donald 

Making visible, making strange: photography and representation in Kracauer, Brecht and Benjamin
Steve Giles

The territory of photography: between modernity and utopia in Kracauer’s thought
Elena Gualtieri 

Contingency’s work: Kracauer’s theory of film and the trope of the accidental
Janet Harbord 

The strangest of station names: changing trains with Kracauer and Benjamin
Barry Langford 

Urban optics: film, phantasmagoria and the city in Benjamin and Kracauer
Graeme Gilloch 

Are your dreams wishes or desires? Hysteria as distraction and character in the work of Siegfried Kracauer
Jan Campbell 

Below the surface: Siegfried Kracauer’s ‘test-film’ project
Graeme Gilloch

REVIEWS -  FREE TO VIEW 
Black Men of the World Unite! 
Nadia Ellis

A Life Less Ordinary
Joe Moran

Spectacular Conflicts, Naked Empires, and the Colonization of Social Life
Ramaswami Harindranath 

Form, Function, Utopia
Malcolm Miles

BOOKNOTES -  FREE TO VIEW 
Bram Ieven, Michelle Henning

Cover image: Siegfried Kracauer, 1930

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