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Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings, 3: 1935–1938

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$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674019812

Publication Date: 04/30/2006

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480 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 halftones

Belknap Press

Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings

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  • Paris Old and New, 1935
    • Brecht’s Threepenny Novel
    • Johann Jakob Bachofen
    • Conversation above the Corso: Recollections of Carnival-Time in Nice
    • Paris, the Capital of the Nineteenth Century
    • Exchange with Theodor W. Adorno on the Essay “Paris, the Capital of the Nineteenth Century”
    • Problems in the Sociology of Language: An Overview
    • The Formula in Which the Dialectical Structure of Film Finds Expression
    • Rastelli’s Story
  • Art in a Technological Age, 1936
    • The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility: Second Version
    • A Different Utopian Will
    • The Significance of Beautiful Semblance
    • The Signatures of the Age
    • Theory of Distraction
    • The Storyteller: Observations on the Works of Nikolai Leskov
    • German Men and Women: A Sequence of Letters
    • Letter from Paris (2): Painting and Photography
    • Translation—For and Against
    • The Knowledge That the First Material on Which the Mimetic Faculty Tested Itself
  • Dialectics and History, 1937
    • Addendum to the Brecht Commentary: The Threepenny Opera
    • Eduard Fuchs, Collector and Historian
  • Fruits of Exile, 1938 (Part 1)
    • Theological–Political Fragment
    • A German Institute for Independent Research
    • Review of Brod’s Franz Kafka
    • Letter to Gershom Scholem on Franz Kafka
    • The Land Where the Proletariat May Not Be Mentioned: The Premiere of Eight One-Act Plays by Brecht
    • Diary Entries, 1938
    • Berlin Childhood around 1900
  • A Note on the Texts
  • Chronology, 1935–1938
  • Index
  • Illustrations:
    • The Galerie Vivienne, Paris, 1907
    • Walter Benjamin at the Bibliothèque Nationale, 1937
    • Honoré Daumier, La Crinoline en temps de neige
    • The Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge, Berlin, early twentieth century
    • The Victory Column on Königsplatz, Berlin, early twentieth century
    • The goldfish pond in the Tiergarten, Berlin, early twentieth century
    • Berlin’s Tiergarten in winter, early twentieth century
    • Market hall on Magdeburger Platz, 1899
    • Interior of a typical middle-class German home, late nineteenth century
    • Courtyard on Fischerstrasse in Old Berlin, early twentieth century
    • Walter Benjamin and his brother Georg, ca. 1902

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