Workshop: Allegory as Production of Evidence (Albrecht Koschorke and Niklaus Largier), Oct 5

Since Walter Benjamin's influential study on Baroque tragedy, the term „allegory“ has been tightly associated with melancholic readers who despair of the unreadability of signs. This approach, however, tends to obscure the fact that allegorical illustration of abstract and complex circumstances was a prominent means of producing knowledge and evidence ...read more