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Title Given world and time : temporalities in context / edited by Tyrus Miller
Published Budapest ; New York : CEU Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 368 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / Tyrus Miller -- Temporality in the long run -- Walking backwards into the future : the conception of time in the ancient Near East / Stefan Maul -- Epic remains : seeing and time in the odyssey / Karen Bassi -- Fourier and the Saint-Simonians on the shape of history / Jonathan Beecher -- World history according to Katrina / Wai Chee Dimocl -- Historical figures : mediations, citations, narrations -- The transfiguration of proper and improper sounds from Christian to Jewish environments / Ruth Ha Cohen -- Quoting from the past, or dealing with temporality / Britta Duelke -- Taking time : temporal representations and cultural politics / Richard Terdiman -- Image-times, image-histories, image-thinking / Richard Terdiman -- Documentary reenactments : a paradoxical temporality that is not one shapes of modernity / Bill Nichols -- Time and progress time as progress : an enlightened sermon by William Robertson / László Kontler -- Religious revivals : modernity and religion in Friedrich Nietzsche's anti-Christ and Richard Wright's the outsider / Andrew Wegley -- Hetero-temporalities of post-socialism / Lisa Rofel -- The politics of temporality Heidegger, Bourdieu, Benjamin, Derrida to the planetarium : from cosmos to history and back / David Hoy -- Eternity no more : Walter Benjamin on the eternal return / Tyrus Miller -- A microscope for time : what Benjamin and Klages, Einstein and the movies owe to distant stars / Karl Clausberg
Notes Filmography (p. 189)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Time.
Form Electronic book
Author Miller, Tyrus, 1963-
ISBN 1441603913 (electronic bk.)
6155211590 (electronic bk.)
9639776270 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781441603913 (electronic bk.)
9786155211591 (electronic bk.)
9789639776272 (cloth : alk. paper)
(cloth : alk. paper)