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Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings, Volume 1: 1913-1926

Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings, Volume 1: 1913-1926 by Walter Benjamin, ISBN: 9780674013551
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ISBN: 9780674013551
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Published: May 2004
Format: Paperback
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Editions: 12 other editions of this product

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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 English. Harvard University Press has now undertaken to publish a significant portion of his work in definitive translation, under the general editorship of Michael W. Jennings. This volume, the first of three, will at last give readers of English a true sense of the man and the many facets of his thought. (The magnum opus of Benjamin’s Paris years, The Arcades Project, has been published in a separate volume.) Walter Benjamin emerged from the head-on collision of an idealistic youth movement and the First World War, which Benjamin and his close friends thought immoral. He walked away from the wreck scarred yet determined "to be considered as the principal critic of German literature." But the scene, as he found it, was dominated by "talented fakes," so—to use his words—"only a terrorist campaign would I suffice" to effect radical change. This book offers the record of the first phase of that campaign, culminating with "One Way Street," one of the most significant products of the German avant-garde of the Twenties. Against conformism, homogeneity, and gentrification of all life into a new world order, Benjamin made the word his sword. Volume I of the Selected Writings brings together essays long and short, academic treatises, reviews, fragments, and privately circulated pronouncements. Fully f

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