Reflections: essays, aphorisms, autobiographical writing
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. He moves seamlessly from literary criticism to autobiography to philosophical-theological speculations, cementing his reputation as one of the greatest and most versatile writers of the twentieth century. Also included is a new preface by Leon Wieseltier that explores Benjamin's continued relevance for our times.
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on it the West is a complicated system of little Russian peninsulas. The map is
almost as close to becoming the center of the new Russian iconic cult as Lenin's
portrait. Quite certainly the strong national feeling that Bolshevism has given all ...
essays, aphorisms, autobiographical writing Walter Benjamin, Peter Demetz.
moment in higher education, and the national on the elementary level, are in
Russia seeking an accommodation. That is one side of the educational question.
On the ...
about Russia. If an influential Russian mentions Proust and Bronnen in the same
breath as authors who take their subject matter from the area of sexual problems,
this shows clearly the foreshortened perspective in which European matters ...
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Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings
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