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Ornaments of the Metropolis

Siegfried Kracauer and Modern Urban Culture

by Henrik Reeh

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Landscape art & architecture,
  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Architecture,
  • Decoration & Ornament,
  • Planning,
  • Architecture / History,
  • History - General,
  • 1889-1966,
  • 20th century,
  • Architecture and society,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • History,
  • Kracauer, Siegfried,,
  • Urban beautification

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Irons (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10237533M
    ISBN 100262182378
    ISBN 109780262182379

    The Function of Ornament is a primer for the digital age, with Foreign Office Architects Farshid Moussavi demonstrating how the computer is as fine a form generator as any pattern book. --Wallpaper Magazine-- A remarkable array of forms. --Metropolis Magazine Undeniably powerful. -- Architect's Journal. That’s the first salutary shock in The Mass Ornament Here’s a German Marxist writing about Franz Kafka and Max Weber and Martin Buber hot off the press; or giving an on-set report to Fritz Lang’s Metropolis. And yet, when he writes about the fashion for biography, or the crisis of the novel, or of science, he seems to be elaborating.

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    Metropolis is governed by Joh Fredersen, a businessman and ruler who has no interest in listening to the needs of the working class, and cares only about keeping his city running as usual. Fredersen's son, Freder, is a young idealist who is sitting in his garden one day, when a woman from the workers' city, Maria, wanders in with a group of.   ORNAMENTS OF THE METROPOLIS: SIEGFRIED KRACAUER AND MODERN URBAN CULTURE BY HENRIK REEH CAMBRIDGE, MA: MIT PRESS, PAGES. $ The enduring fascination with Weimar culture has been focused on its unresolved central conflict: the exhilaration of rapid scientific and technological development versus the anxiety of unredeemed mechanization, .


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The people prosper, the economy is flourishing, the suspended streets are busy. But Metropolis also has a great secret, so hidden that not even Freder Fredersen, son of founder John Fredersen knows about it.

He is spending his free time in the Eternal Gardens, when suddenly. Metropolis is one of the most powerful novels I have read and one which may capture a large public both in America and England if it does not prove too bewildering to the plain reader." Film adaptation.

The book was written with the intention of being adapted for film by Harbou's husband, the director Fritz Lang.

‘Remove knick-knacks, tabletop ornaments, stuffed toys, books, magazines and newspapers from your bedroom and minimize dust collectors in other rooms.’ ‘the design would be a great ornament to the metropolis.

Henrik Reeh's Ornaments of the Metropolis uncovers the previously hidden history of Kracauer's intellectual development and provides an invaluable portrait of one of the key critics of 20th-century Weimar Germany.

In this clear and very well written account, Reeh shows Kracauer in all his complexity and brilliance as he wrestles with the emergence of the modern metropolis and modern urban mass Reviews: 1.

In his essay titled, “The ornament of the world: Medieval Cordoba as a cultural centre,” Robert Hillenbrand writes: The city was remarkably clean by medieval standards. Ibn Sa’id, a 7 th /13 th century historian who knew Cordoba especially well, notes that ‘Spanish Muslims are the cleanest people on the earth in respect of their person.

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The Life of the Humble and Meek Bishop who was an Ornament of the Church of Christ, Metropolitan Kallinikos of Edessa of Blessed Memory. He was a saintly figure, who lived a saintly life and had a saintly end.

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Thea Gabriele von Harbou was a prolific German author and screenwriter, best known today for writing the screenplay of the silent film epic Metropolis (). She published over forty books, including novels, children’s books, and collections of short stories, essays, poems, and novellas/5().In Ornaments of the Metropolis, Henrik Reeh eloquently argues for the central importance of Siegfried Kracauer’s Weimar writings for understanding the modern metropolis.

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