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One-way street and other writings

Author: Walter Benjamin
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Walter Benjamin – philosopher, essayist, literary and cultural theorist – was one of the most original writers and thinkers of the twentieth century. This new selection brings together Benjamin’s major works, including ‘One-Way Street’, his dreamlike, aphoristic observations of urban life in Weimar Germany; ‘Unpacking My Library’, a delightful meditation on book-collecting; the confessional ‘Hashish in Marseille’;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Benjamin
ISBN: 9780141189475 0141189479
OCLC Number: 428776244
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: "Penguin modern classics"--Cover.
Description: xiv, 278 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: One-way street --
On language as such and on the language of man --
Fate and character --
Critique of violence --
Theologico-political fragment --
The destructive character --
On the mimetic faculty --
Naples --
Moscow --
Marseilles --
Hashish in Marseilles --
Surrealism --
A small history of photography --
Karl Kraus --
A Berlin chronicle --
Edward Fuch, collector and historian.
Responsibility: Walter Benjamin ; translated by J.A. Underwood with an introduction by Amit Chaudhuri.

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