Reflections

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Schocken | Mar 12, 1986 | 400 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780805208023

  • Paperback$16.95

    Schocken | Mar 12, 1986 | 400 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780805208023

Praise

"There has been no more original, no more serious critic and reader in our time."
–George Steiner

"Benjamin is a legitimate ancestor of much that for the moment is most alive in criticism."
–The Nation

"This book is just that: reflections of a highly polished mind that uncannily approximate the century’s fragments of shattered traditions." – Time

Table Of Contents

Introduction

ONE

A Berlin Chronicle
One-Way Street
(selection)

TWO

Moscow
Marseilles
Hashish in Marseilles
Paris, Capital of the Nineteenth Century
Naples

THREE

Surrealism
Brecht’s
Threepenny Novel
Conversations with Brecht
The Author as Producer
Karl Kraus


FOUR

Critique of Violence
The Destructive Character
Fate and Character
Theologico-Political Fragment
On Language as Such and on the Language of Man
On the Mimetic Faculty

Editor’s Note
Useful Further Readings
Index

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