Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings
Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 15.01.2019 - 416 Seiten
"This book is just that: reflections of a highly polished mind that uncannily approximate the century's fragments of shattered traditions." -- Time
A companion volume to Illuminations, the first collection of Walter Benjamin's writings, Reflections presents a further sampling of his wide-ranging work. Here Benjamin evolves a theory of language as the medium of all creation, discusses theater and surrealism, reminisces about Berlin in the 1920s, recalls conversations with Bertolt Brecht, and provides travelogues of various cities, including Moscow under Stalin.
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