Georg Simmel Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Bogardus, Emory S. The Development of Social Thought, pp. 462-76. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1940.

Overview of what Bogardus considers Simmel's fundamental contribution to sociology: the idea of socialization, or the "social process."

Coser, Lewis A. "Georg Simmel's Style of Work: A Contribution to the Sociology of the Sociologist." The American Journal of Sociology LXIII, No. 6 (May 1958): pp. 635-41.

Examines the effect of the German academic system on Simmel's thought.

Donahue, Neil H. "Fear and Fascination in the Big City: Rilke's Use of Georg Simmel in The Notebooks of Malte Laurids...

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