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Friedrich Kittler obituary
The first is characterized by hermeneutics, alphabetization, and original, solitary, Romantic poetry its emblematic figure, Goethe’s Faust ; the second is characterized by technological media, inscription, and exhaustive data storage and transmission its emblematic figure, Nietzsche. Chris rated it it was ok May 30, Steven rated it really liked it Aug 26, Matt rated it really liked it Dec 21, Kittler’s explanation of technological media suggest that they kitlter capable of subsuming human corporeality, subjugating the subject to data such that agency dissolves and Man and soul no longer apply [Fuller uses this point to distinguish Kittler from McLuhan who suggests a more cooperative dynamic between humans and their extensions].
Kittler is influential in the new approach to media theory that grew popular starting in the s Kittler’s central project is to “prove to the human sciences [ Open Preview See a Problem?
Gramophone, Film, Typewriter began bracingly: Rebus ; psychoanalysis, literature: Kittler joked that it was unusual for a German intellectual to get tenure by being inspired by a madman’s text.
Kittler presented himself in interviews as a shy and socially awkward man — one who kept his personal life private, revealing only what impinged on his work. Richard rated it it was amazing Jan 29, This is a highly original book about the connections between historical moment, social structure, technology, communication systems, and what is said and thought using these systems – notably literature. Michael Eby rated it it was amazing Jul 16, The author focuses on the differences between ‘discourse networks’ in and inin the process developing a new analysis of the shift from romanticism to modernism.
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Friedrich Kittler obituary | Books | The Guardian
After an academic career lasting more than 30 years, during which he wrote and edited more than two dozen books, he retired inremaining Humboldt’s guest professor in media philosophy. Kittler No preview available – Kittler, sometimes dubbed the “Derrida of the digital age”, thus tapped into humanity’s fear of being neutralised by its own tools. But what is a discourse network?
Like Foucault, Kittler diagnosed the present through what he called discourse analysis — the excavation of the underlying structure of human practices. Quotes from Discourse Network The artful structure of the book begins with Goethe’s Faust and ends with Vale;ry’s Faust. Mediality is the general condition within which, under specific circumstances, something like ‘poetry’ or ‘literature’ can take shape. With the medial turn in the discourse network ofthe flight of ideas commences.
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Prelude in the Theater. DWD rated it really liked it Jul 27, We know that he was married, for instance, because he reported that his interest in Lacan caused arguments with his wife “as she wished to remain professionally faithful to Freud”.
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