Tag Archives: Gertrude Stein

Unpacking iterations in Walter Benjamin

Walter Benjamin is perhaps the writer we most commonly associate with the recognition of the changes induced in the work of art by the “age of mechanical reproduction” in the modernist period. In that essay, Benjamin’s focus is primarily on … Continue reading

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Gertrude Stein and the iterations of the book

My new post on Jacket2 begins: In our digital age, the printed book is often seen as resisting the immateriality and inauthenticity of the digital text through its “aura,” “singularity,” “authenticity,” “materiality,” and “bookness”––to cite some key terms from a … Continue reading

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