Walter Benjamin's Archive

Images, Texts, Signs
Product Number: EB00592462
Released: Sep 15, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781784782054
Publisher: Verso
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Description

An absorbing selection of Walter Benjamin's personal manuscripts, images, and documents The work of the great literary and cultural critic Walter Benjamin is an audacious plotting of history, art, and thought; a reservoir of texts, commentaries, scraps, and fragments of everyday life, art, and dreams. Throughout his life, Benjamin gathered together all kinds of artifacts, assortments of images, texts, and signs, themselves representing experiences, ideas, and hopes, each of which was enthusiastically logged, systematized, and analyzed by their author. In this way, Benjamin laid the groundwork for the salvaging of his own legacy. Intricate and intimate, Walter Benjamin's Archive leads readers to the heart of his intellectual world, yielding a rich and detailed portrait of its author.

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Author(s): Walter Benjamin
Original Publish Date: Sep 15, 2015

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