The University of Minnesota Press wishes to thank Kirk Allison for his assistance on the translation.Copyright 1993 by the Regents of the University of MinnesotaOriginally published as
Öffentlichkeit und Erfahrung: Zur Organisationsanalyse von bürgerlicherund proletarischer Öffentlichkeit
© 1972 Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt.All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, ortransmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or other-wise, without the prior written permission of the publisher.Published by the University of Minnesota Press2037 University Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis, MN 55455-3092Printed in the United States of America on acid-free paperLibrary of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataNegt, Oskar.[Öffentlichkeit und Erfahrung. English]Public sphere and experience : toward an analysis of the bourgeois and proletarian publicsphere / Oskar Negt and Alexander Kluge : foreword by Miriam Hansen ; translated byPeter Labanyi, Jamie Daniel, and Assenka Oksiloff.p. cm. — (Theory and history of literature ; v. 85)Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN 0-8166-2031-8 (alk. paper)1. Mass media—Social aspects. 2. Public relations and politics. 3. Social classes. I. Kluge,Alexander, 1932- . II. Title. III. Series.HM258.N4313 1993302.23—dc20 93-610CIPThe University of Minnesota is anequal-opportunity educator and employer.