Books _Benjamin’s blind spot : Walter Benjamin and the premature death of aura

Title: Benjamin’s blind spot : Walter Benjamin and the premature death of aura : with the manual of lost ideas, ICI field notes 5 / edited by Lise Patt.

Publisher: Topanga, Calif. : Institute of Cultural Inquiry, 2001

Bib id: 574634

ISBN: 1889917052 (pbk.) | 1889917036 (stamps) | 1889917044

Contents: Introduction to the Manual of Lost Ideas — On blind spots — Benjamin’s aura and the broken heart of modernity — Angels — Adorno and the excessive politics of aura — The survival of the aura: Benjamin’s desire — In the darkness: after the Rausch of aura — Angelic states — “Mystery train” and mystery: the survival of the aura in early Elvis — Benjamins aura: Stevens’s description without place — Rethinking aura through temporality: Benjamin and “industrial” otherness — The impossibility of duality: the vision of Jackson Pollock — Mapping the lost idea.

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