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Modernity in motion

Leah Vladeck Garrett

Modernity in motion

images of travel in modern Yiddish literature

by Leah Vladeck Garrett

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLeah Vladeck Garrett.
SeriesUMI No -- 9930418
The Physical Object
Paginationiii,292 p. :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18900728M

This book is a very well-written, in-depth anaylsis of how the modern, "civilized" mindset enabled normal, everyday Germans (businessmen, professors, soldiers, journalists -- just like your average U.S. citizens) to either actively participate or stand by and do nothing while the leaders of their nation murdered millions of people (the vast majority of whom -- 14 million out of 20 million 5/5(5).   The answer for the problems of modernity, for Lukács, was a radical new form of modernity, the revolutionary party and the workers’ council. Yet like many other of Berman’s heroes of modernity, Lukács spent a great deal of his life in prison, first in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and then in the prisons of Stalinist Hungary, after the.


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Modern thinkers still accepted the nominalist premise of reality being ontologically individualistic but presented nature as the mechanical motion of matter and as the beginning. About the Author Hartmut Rosa is professor of sociology and political science at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena.

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Jonathan Trejo-Mathys (–) was assistant. This book explores the realities, and the fantasies, of ‘movement’ and ‘motion’ in the context of the modernisms of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The volume open up the many dimensions and arenas of modernist movement and movements: spatial, geographical, and political; affective and physiological; temporal and epochal; technological, locomotive, and metropolitan.

Each issue features a selection of essays as well as book reviews. Additional articles and other peer-reviewed formats appear on the journal's Print Plus platform (). Modernism/modernity is the official journal of the Modernist Studies Association (MSA).

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