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Philosophies of Hope

Alan Mittleman

in Hope in a Democratic Age: Philosophy, Religion, and Political Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199297153
eISBN:
9780191700835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297153.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the modern displacement and transformation of religious hope and the emergence of secular hope. It looks at two representative figures from the 18th-century French and German ... More


Bloch

Francesca Vidal

in Music in German Philosophy: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768373
eISBN:
9780226768397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768397.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter elaborates the biography of Ernst Bloch and explains his particular thoughts on musical philosophy. He was born on July 8, 1885. In 2000, a multifunctional center of science and culture ... More


Schelling, Bloch, And The Continental Philosophy Of Religion

Wayne Hudson

in Rethinking Philosophy of Religion: Approaches from Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222063
eISBN:
9780823235605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222063.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses some aspects of the approach to religion that philosopher J. W. F. Schelling developed in his late “positive philosophy”. It examines how ... More


Gnosophilia: Bloch, Benjamin, and the Authority of Counter-Tradition

Daniel Jiro Tanaka

in The Re-Enchantment of the World: Secular Magic in a Rational Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752992
eISBN:
9780804787499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752992.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter claims that Walter Benjamin and Ernst Bloch—and a large number of less self-reflective moderns—found a new locus, within the material world, for the mystical revelation. It examines ... More


“‘Concordances’ of Utter Chaos Post Rem”: A Portrait of James Joyce as a Chapter in German (Marxist) Literary History

Robert K. Weninger

in The German Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041667
eISBN:
9780813043678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041667.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes an in-depth look at the role played by Joyce’s Ulysses in the so-called German Expressionism debate that raged among German Marxists in exile in the late 1930s—most prominently ... More


Reinventing Propaganda Films

Paolo Magagnoli

in Documents of Utopia: The Politics of Experimental Documentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172714
eISBN:
9780231850773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172714.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the films of Anri Sala, Hito Steyerl, and Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, which can be related to the cultural phenomenon of Ostalgie, a German word describing a collective grief for ... More


Religion and Art: Parsifal as Paradigm

David Roberts

in The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter analyzes the total work as symbol. Wagner’s Parsifal, one of the most important inspirations for the European symbolist movement, stands as the paradigm of the restoration of the ... More


A Disintegrating Culture: Dada Violence and Degradation

Dafydd W. Jones

in Dada 1916 in Theory: Practices of Critical Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380208
eISBN:
9781781381526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380208.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Added to the performative dimension of the preceding chapter is Dada’s all-inclusive aggression, embodied for many in 1916 by the confrontational pose of Richard Huelsenbeck. This chapter assesses ... More


“The Imprevidibility of the Future”: On Joycean Prophecy

Paul K. Saint-Amour

in Renascent Joyce

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042459
eISBN:
9780813043081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042459.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Ulysses is less interested in making po-faced prognostications than in displaying, mocking, and historicizing various prophetic utterances, particularly political ones. Thus Bloom's flatulent ... More


Flying

Lynne Pearce

in Drivetime: Literary Excursions in Automotive Consciousness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748690848
eISBN:
9781474426817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690848.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the heightened states of consciousness associated with driving. Following an introductory subsection which addresses the way in which driving has long been seen to promote ... More


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