viii, 368 pages : illustrations, music
9789639776272 cloth alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
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.