Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings

Walter Benjamin, Author, Edmund Jephcott, Translator Schocken Books Inc $16 (400p) ISBN 978-0-8052-0802-3
An extraordinary collection of writings of a major modern thinker and cultural critic, this is a companion volume to Illuminations, edited by Hannah Arendt. Here Benjamin evolves a theory of language as the medium of all creation, discusses theater and surrealism, recounts Berlin in the '20s, recalls conversations with Brecht, provides travelogues of various cities, including Moscow under Stalin. PW called this ""haunting, brilliant, modern.'' (April)
Reviewed on: 03/12/1986
Release date: 03/01/1986
Hardcover - 348 pages - 978-0-15-676245-8
Hardcover - 348 pages - 978-0-15-176189-0
Show other formats
FORMATS
Discover what to read next
TIP SHEET
MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE
X
X