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Vilém Flusser: An Introduction

Anke Finger, Rainer Guldin, and Gustavo Bernardo

Abstract

Vilém Flusser (1920–1991) has long been known and celebrated in Europe and Brazil primarily as a media theorist. Only recently have other facets of his accomplishments come to light, clearly establishing Flusser as a key thinker. This book reveals his engagement with a wide array of disciplines, from communication studies, posthuman philosophy, media studies, and history to art and art history, migrant studies, anthropology, and film studies. Connecting together Flusser’s entire oeuvre, this volume shows how his works on media theory are just one part of a greater mosaic of writings that bring ... More

Keywords: media theorist, communication studies, posthuman philosophy, media studies, art history, film studies, media theory, Prague, immigrant

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780816674787
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816674787.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anke Finger, author

Rainer Guldin, author

Gustavo Bernardo, author