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ERIC Number: EJ653490
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1057-0314
Magic, Mimesis, and Revolutionary Praxis: Illuminating Walter Benjamin's Rhetoric of Redemption.
DeChaine, D. Robert
Western Journal of Communication, v64 n3 p285-307 Sum 2000
Outlines the rhetorical contributions of Walter Benjamin, who attempted to develop a social critique arguing for the decisive function of critical intervention. Suggests Benjamin's insights about the liberatory role of the engaged social agent warrant closer attention. Proposes his ideas provide useful avenues for examining contemporary texts and rhetorical issues. (PM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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