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Walter Benjamin's Archive - Images, Texts, Signs

Walter Benjamin's Archive - Images, Texts, Signs

Author: Walter Benjamin
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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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General Fields

  • : 9781784782030
  • : verso
  • : Verso Books
  • : August 2015
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : October 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 320
  • : Walter Benjamin
  • : Illustrated throughout
  • : Paperback