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Dialectical Images: Media and Consciousness in The Arcades Project of Walter Benjamin

Antonio Rafele

Abstract


This paper aims at investigating the textual relations that link media and consciousness in The Arcades Project of Walter Benjamin. The paper builds-up a constellation of terms (history, nature, time, media, myth, habits, attention and distraction), a plot of motifs that composes an organic pattern and provide a problematic image of the self.


Keywords


Media, consciousness, self, time, knowledge



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11606/issn.1982-8160.v11i3p115-127

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