Foucault cites Benjamin in the second footnote of the Introduction of
vol. II of "histoire de la sexualité" (french edition: p. 19). This is
the only time Foucault mentions Benjamins according to German scholar
Sigrid Weigel: Kommunizierende Röhren: Michel Foucault und Walter
Benjamin, in: idem: Entstellte Ähnlichkeit. Walter Benjamins
theoretische Schreibweise, Frankfurt/M.: Fischer 1997, S. 189.
> 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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