By Johannes von Moltke,Gerd Gemünden

Culture within the Anteroom introduces an English-speaking readership to the entire diversity of Siegfried Kracauer's paintings as novelist, architect, journalist, sociologist, historian, exile critic, and theorist of visible tradition. This interdisciplinary anthology---including items from Miriam Bratu Hansen, Andreas Huyssen, Noah Isenberg, Lutz Koepnick, Eric Rentschler, and Heide Schlüpmann---brings jointly literary and movie students, historians and artwork historians, sociologists, and designers to deal with the scope and present relevance of a physique of labor devoted to investigating all points of modernism and modernity. The individuals process Kracauer's writings from numerous angles, a few through putting them in discussion together with his contemporaries in Weimar Germany and the recent York Intellectuals of the Forties and '50s; others through exploring quite unknown points of Kracauer's oeuvre by means of contemplating his contributions to architectural background, the background of radio in addition to different new media, and museum and exhibition culture.

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