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The Resource Ruins of modernity, edited by Julia Hell and Andreas Schönle, (electronic book)

Ruins of modernity, edited by Julia Hell and Andreas Schönle, (electronic book)

Label
Ruins of modernity
Title
Ruins of modernity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Julia Hell and Andreas Schönle
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This interdisciplinary work uses the concept of the ruin as an approach to the study of modernity, asking whether there is an intrinsic logic of "ruin" at work in modernity
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
CB425
LC item number
.R85 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • theses
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hell, Julia.
  • Schönle, Andreas.
Series statement
Politics, history, and culture : a series from the International Institute at the University of Michigan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ruins, Modern
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Ruins in literature
  • Ruins in motion pictures
Label
Ruins of modernity, edited by Julia Hell and Andreas Schönle, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [459]-487) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Authentic ruins : products of modernity / Andreas Huyssen -- Air war and architecture / Anthony Vidler -- Modernism and destruction in architecture / Vladimir Paperny -- Ruins of the avant-garde : from Tatlin's tower to the paper architecture / Svetlana Boym -- Modernity as a "destroyed anthill" : Tolstoy on history and the aesthetics of ruins / Andreas Schönle -- Democratic destruction : ruins and emancipation in the American tradition / Russell A. Berman -- The ruins of a republic : Czech modernism after Munich, 1938/39 / Jonathan Bolton -- Layeredtime : ruins as shattered past, ruins as hope in Israeli and German landscapes and literature / Amir Eshel -- Cities, citizenship, and other Joburg stories / Lucia Saks -- Imperial ruin gazers, or why did Scipio weep? / Julia Hell -- Hegel's philosophy of world history via Sebald's imaginary of ruins : a contrapuntal critique of the "new space" of modernity / Todd Samuel Presner -- Vilcashuamán : telling stories in ruins / Jon Beasley-Murray -- The monument in ruins / Daniel Herwitz -- Simultaneous modernity : negotiations and resistances in urban India / Rahul Mehrotra -- Ruins as models : displaying destruction in postwar Germany / Helmut Puff -- "Memory traces of an abandoned set of futures" : industrial ruins in the postindustrial landscapes of Germany / Kerstin Barndt -- Colonial melancholy and Fordist nostalgia : the ruinscapes of Namibia and Detroit / George Steinmetz -- Dr. Strangelove's cabinet of wonder : sifting through the atomic ruins at the Nevada test site / Jonathan Veitch -- Invisible at a glance : indigenous cultures of the past, ruins, archaeological sites, and our regimes of visibility / Gustavo Verdesio -- Foundational ruins : the Lisbon earthquake and the sublime / Alexander Regier -- The promise of a ruin : Gavrila Derzhavin's archaic modernity / Tatiana Smoliarova -- Ruin cinema / Johannes von Moltke -- The place of rubble in the Trümmerfilm / Eric Rentschler -- Lost in time : Boris Mikhailov and his study of the Soviet / Helen Petrovsky
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 511 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822390749
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Ruins of modernity, edited by Julia Hell and Andreas Schönle, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [459]-487) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Authentic ruins : products of modernity / Andreas Huyssen -- Air war and architecture / Anthony Vidler -- Modernism and destruction in architecture / Vladimir Paperny -- Ruins of the avant-garde : from Tatlin's tower to the paper architecture / Svetlana Boym -- Modernity as a "destroyed anthill" : Tolstoy on history and the aesthetics of ruins / Andreas Schönle -- Democratic destruction : ruins and emancipation in the American tradition / Russell A. Berman -- The ruins of a republic : Czech modernism after Munich, 1938/39 / Jonathan Bolton -- Layeredtime : ruins as shattered past, ruins as hope in Israeli and German landscapes and literature / Amir Eshel -- Cities, citizenship, and other Joburg stories / Lucia Saks -- Imperial ruin gazers, or why did Scipio weep? / Julia Hell -- Hegel's philosophy of world history via Sebald's imaginary of ruins : a contrapuntal critique of the "new space" of modernity / Todd Samuel Presner -- Vilcashuamán : telling stories in ruins / Jon Beasley-Murray -- The monument in ruins / Daniel Herwitz -- Simultaneous modernity : negotiations and resistances in urban India / Rahul Mehrotra -- Ruins as models : displaying destruction in postwar Germany / Helmut Puff -- "Memory traces of an abandoned set of futures" : industrial ruins in the postindustrial landscapes of Germany / Kerstin Barndt -- Colonial melancholy and Fordist nostalgia : the ruinscapes of Namibia and Detroit / George Steinmetz -- Dr. Strangelove's cabinet of wonder : sifting through the atomic ruins at the Nevada test site / Jonathan Veitch -- Invisible at a glance : indigenous cultures of the past, ruins, archaeological sites, and our regimes of visibility / Gustavo Verdesio -- Foundational ruins : the Lisbon earthquake and the sublime / Alexander Regier -- The promise of a ruin : Gavrila Derzhavin's archaic modernity / Tatiana Smoliarova -- Ruin cinema / Johannes von Moltke -- The place of rubble in the Trümmerfilm / Eric Rentschler -- Lost in time : Boris Mikhailov and his study of the Soviet / Helen Petrovsky
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 511 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822390749
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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