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The idea of mimesis: Semblance, play, and critique in the works of Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno

@inproceedings{Weiss2012TheIO,
  title={The idea of mimesis: Semblance, play, and critique in the works of Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno},
  author={J. Weiss},
  year={2012}
}
Joseph Weiss Title: The Idea of Mimesis: Semblance, Play and Critique in the Works of Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno Critical Theory demands that its forms of critique express resistance to the socially necessary illusions of a given historical period. Yet theorists have seldom discussed just how much it is the case that, for Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno, the concepts and language it employs, as well as the aesthetic comportment it would champion for the sake of generating a… Expand