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The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction
  • W. Benjamin
  • Art, History
    A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage
  • 8 October 2018
One of the most important works of cultural theory ever written, Walter Benjamin's groundbreaking essay explores how the age of mass media means audiences can listen to or see a work of art
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" "The
Charles Baudelaire: A Lyric Poet in the Era of High Capitalism
Walter Benjamin, one of the foremost cultural ommentators and theorists of the 20th century, is perhaps best known for his analyses of art in the modern age and the philosophy of history. Yet, it was
The Author as Producer
You will remember how Plato, in his project for a Republic, deals with writers. In the interests of the community, he denies them the right to dwell therein. Plato had a high opinion of the power of
The Writer of Modern Life: Essays on Charles Baudelaire
Introduction, by Michael W. Jennings Baudelaire Paris, the Capital of the Nineteenth Century The Paris of the Second Empire in Baudelaire Central Park On Some Motifs in Baudelaire Notes Index
Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings, Volume 1: 1913-1926
Walter Benjamin was one of the most original and important critical voices of the twentieth century, but until now only a few of his writings have been available in It is not announced as the things
Walter Benjamin
Cultural theorist and political philosopher Walter Benjamin (b. 1892–d. 1940) reflected on the thought processes and imaginative life of the child both in dedicated writings and, tangentially, in his
Doctrine of the Similar (1933)
Insight into the areas of the "similar" has a fundamental importance for the illumination of large areas of occult knowledge. Such insight, however, is to be gained less by demonstrating found
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