The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

@inproceedings{Benjamin1936TheWO,
  title={The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction},
  author={Walter W. Benjamin},
  year={1936}
}
One of the most important works of cultural theory ever written, Walter Benjamin's groundbreaking essay explores how the age of mass media means audiences can listen to or see a work of art repeatedly - and what the troubling social and political implications of this are. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and… Expand
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