Gramophone, Film, Typewriter. FRIEDRICH KITTLER translated by DOROTHEA VON MUCKE with the assistance of. SIMILON. Optical fiber networks. But does Kittler claim that writing is more symbolic than photographs, gramophones, computers? “the body, which did not cease not to write itself, left strangely. Gramophone, Film, Typewriter has ratings and 19 reviews. Maria said: Ενα βιβλιο για την εξέλιξη των μέσων ; ναι περίπου, αλλα οχι ακριβως. Ενα βιβλ.

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You need a drink or something? Feb 03, Jessica Zu rated it it was amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Gramophone, Film, Typewriterplease sign up. References to this book Postmodern Sublime: I wanted to prove the Communist poet wrong; wanted to show him that there’s more to theory then Adorno or Benjamin. Books by Friedrich A. To Kittler, this is the end of the reign of humanity, the point at which the logic of the machine surpasses us, leaving behind any possibility for a Romantic-Classical resurgence.

Film is soooooo His family fled with him to West Germany inwhere from to he went to a natural sciences and modern languages Gymnasium in Lahr in the Black Forestand thereafter, untilkiytler studied German studiesRomance philology and philosophy at the Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg in Freiburg im Breisgau.

Ben rated it really liked it Mar 08, The gramophone, film, and typewriter are storage technologies, ways of recording life that skew increasingly toward gra,ophone digital, with computing situated at the end of history.


Without war, we wouldn’t have leisure. Ships from and sold by Firehouse Liquidation.

Gramophone, Film, Typewriter

He is not mainstream. Fred, I think you might be a little nuts.

December Learn how and when to remove this template message. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: All of these issues are apparent in the ninety-three-page gramophone chapter.

Kittler makes sort of good points, but he’s a rampant misogynist which bothered me. They defend Kittler’s “stylistic jouissance ” as intended “to assault and shock conventional scholarly sensibilities” p. This book belongs on any reading list in media studies, and should be essential for anyone interested in the intersections of comparative literature, literary theory, and media studies.

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Most useful are the analyses of the effect of these technologies on literature and psychology. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. He invoked this doctrine on his deathbed in Friedrich Kittler is influential in the new approach to media theory that grew popular starting in the s, new media German: It’s scary how virtually all emerging technologies within the last years are connected to wars, past, present, and future. Common terms and phrases Abnossah acoustic appears army become Benn Bletchley Park blind body brain Buribunk camera chronophotographic gun cinema command communication coronal suture diary dictation discourse analysis discourse network doppelganger dream E.

This is a brilliant book. Victoria rated it really liked it Jan 27, Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. As such, it bridges the gap between Kittler’s discourse analysis of the ‘s and his increasingly computer-oriented work of the ‘s.

These are just interesting anecdotally; I don’t at all buy his insinuation that their historical situation makes human reception irrelevant or even less relevant. This is not something you want to read all in one gulp. Pages with related products. It speaks poorly of academia that this guy is in vogue. My professor really loved this book, and I thought it as an interesting take one the reconsideration of communication history from another lens.


By changing the language and behavior of the people using them, the technologies constructed their users. Toward the end of the gramopuone century, the hegemony of the printed word was shattered by the arrival of new media technologies that offered novel ways of communicating and storing data.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Showing of 3 reviews. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The last historic act of writing may thus have been in the kittleg seventies when a team of Intel engineers [plotted] the hardware architecture of their first integrated microprocessor.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? AND the other compelling things are the colorful fictions and historical anecdotes he uses sometimes reprinting them wholesale within the text to illustrate this or that point.

You okay there, Kittler?