The Origin of German Tragic Drama

@inproceedings{Benjamin1977TheOO,
  title={The Origin of German Tragic Drama},
  author={Walter Benjamin},
  year={1977}
}
Walter Benjamin is widely acknowledged as amongst the greatest literary critics of this century, and The Origin of German Tragic Drama is his most sustained and original work. Indeed, Georg Lukacs - one of the most trenchant opponents of Benjamin's aesthetics - singled out this work as one of the main sources of literary modernism in the twentieth century. The Origin of German Tragic Drama begins with a general theoretical introduction on the nature of the baroque art of the sixteenth and… Expand
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