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The Arcades Project
Translators' Foreword Exposes "Paris, the Capital of the Nineteenth Century" (1935) "Paris, Capital of the Nineteenth Century" (1939) Convolutes Overview First Sketches Early Drafts "Arcades" "TheExpand
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Berlin childhood around 1900
Translator's Foreword "Hope in the Past: On Walter Benjamin" by Peter Szondi Berlin Childhood around 1900: Final Version Loggias * Imperial Panorama * Victory Column * The Telephone * Butterfly HuntExpand
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Walter Benjamin: A Critical Life
Walter Benjamin is one of the twentieth century's most important intellectuals, and also one of its most elusive. His writings--mosaics incorporating philosophy, literary criticism, Marxist analysis,Expand
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Reception in Distraction
I take my title from a passage near the end of Benjamin’s essay on the technological reproducibility of the work of art. Benjamin italicizes the sentence: ‘‘Reception in distraction [Die Rezeption inExpand
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Early Writings (1910-1917)
Walter Benjamin became a published writer at the age of seventeen. Yet the first stirrings of this most original of critical minds--penned during the years in which he transformed himself from theExpand
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Notes on Film
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