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Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2000 22:02:41 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Re: Foucault conference? Char-citation? Benjamin cited by Foucault?


There is an article entitled "History as disruption: Benjamin and 
Foucault" by S Aronowitz in the journal Humanities in Society 2: (2) 
125-147 1979 that you should look at if you haven't already. 

Katy Dixon



On Fri, 3 Nov 2000, Rana A. Emerson wrote:

> Hmmm....
> 
> I seem to remember reading somewhere, I believe "The
> Foucault Reader", that Foucault, late is his life and
> career, made the statement that he wished that he had
> actually been aware of the Frankfurt School and it's
> adjuncts during his development.  I think that unless
> it was in one of his latest works, he could not have
> cited Benjamin as he had not been exposed to that
> thread of Critical Theory.
> 
> Rana A. Emerson
> Doctoral Student
> Department of Sociology
> University of Texas At Austin
> 
> ====> "Little Black Girl.  This is a song for you.  In case the world
> is busy and forgets to sing to you.  They've got more important
> ships to sail like building malls and saving whales.  So they
> don't see.  That you're the real endangered species."
>                      ---"Little Black Girl"  by Rebekah Johnson
>                      from "Remember to Breathe"
> 
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