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The arcades project

Author: Walter Benjamin; Howard Eiland; Kevin McLaughlin
Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : Harvard University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th printView all editions and formats

Conceived in Paris in 1927 and still in progress when Benjamin fled the Occupation in 1940, The Arcades Project is Benjamin's effort to represent and to critique the bourgeois experience of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Benjamin; Howard Eiland; Kevin McLaughlin
ISBN: 0674008022 9780674008021 067404326X 9780674043268
OCLC Number: 441939116
Notes: Prevod dela: Das Passagen-Werk.
Description: XIV, 1073 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm
Contents: Translator's foreword --
Exposés. "Paris, the capital of the nineteenth century" (1935) ; "Paris, capital of the nineteenth century" (1939) --
Convolutes. Overview --
First sketches --
Early drafts. "Arcades" ; "The arcades of Paris" ; "The Ring of Saturn" --
Addenda. Exposé of 1935, early version ; Materials for the Exposé of 1935 ; Materials for "Arcades" --
"Dialectics at a standstill" / Rolf Tiedemann --
"The story of Old Benjamin" / Lisa Fittko --
Translator's notes --
Guide to names and terms --
Other Titles: Das Passagen-Werk.
Responsibility: by Walter Benjamin ; translated by Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin.


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Benjamin's crowning achievement...The Harvard University Press edition of Benjamin now in monumental progress is an admirably generous undertaking. -- George Steiner Times Literary Supplement Arcades Read more...

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