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The Origin of German Tragic Drama by Walter Benjamin

The Origin of German Tragic Drama

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    Jun 09, 2009 | 256 Pages

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“Walter Benjamin is the most important German aesthetician and literary critic of [the twentieth] century.”—Sunday Times

“He drew, from the obscure disdained German baroque, elements of the modern sensibility: the taste for allegory, surrealist shock effects, discontinuous utterance, a sense of historical catastrophe.”—Susan Sontag

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