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Walter Benjamin

The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

€8,50

One of the most important works of cultural theory ever written, Walter Benjamin's groundbreaking essay explores how the age of mass media means audiences can listen to or see a work of art repeatedly - and what the troubling social and political implications of this are. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other.

They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them.

Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2008
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Pages: 128
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780141036199
ISBN 10: 0141036192

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The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

€8,50