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Benjamin citations

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Julie C. Van Camp (jvancamp)
Tue, 23 Jan 1996 19:24:15 -36803936 (PST)

The Walter Benjamin essay, "The work of Art in the Age of Technical
Reproducibility," has been reprinted in many collections. Here are a few
that might be in your library:
(1) Art and its significance, edited by Stephen David Ross (SUNY Press),
3rd edition, 1994 (pp. 526-538), 2nd edition, 1987 (pp. 527-539).
(2) Modern art and Modernism: a Critical Anthology, edited by Francis
Frascina and charles Harrison (NY: Harper & row, 1982) (pp. 217-220).
Benjamin was a member of the "Frankfurt School" of German
phillosophers and theorists of the 1920s and 30s. Others in that group:
Theodor Adorno, Erich Fromm, Max Horkheimer, Herbert Marcuse.

Julie Van Camp
Associate Professor of Philosophy
California State University, Long Beach