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Faust on film

Walter Benjamin and the cinematic ontology of Goethe’s Faust 2
by / RP 172 (Mar/Apr 2012) / Article

Isn’t it an affront to Goethe to make a film of Faust, and isn’t there a world of difference between the poem Faust and the film Faust? Yes, certainly. But, again, isn’t there a whole world of difference between a bad film of Faust and a good one? (Walter Benjamin, Arcades Project, N1a, 4)

Whilst the …


Literary into cultural studies

A reply to Martin Ryle
by and / RP 070 (Mar/Apr 1995) / Article


Long Live Literature?

Englit, Radical Criticism and Cultural Studies
by / RP 067 (Summer 1994) / Article


Edward Said

Orientalism and After
by , and / RP 063 (Spring 1993) / Interview

Edward Said is a Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, New York and editor of Arab Studies Quarterly. Best known academically for his book Orientatism: Western Conceptions of the Orient (1978), which was a milestone in the redefinition of the concerns of literary studies, he is most widely knownfor his tireless representations …