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Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings, 4: 1938–1940

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ISBN 9780674022294

Publication Date: 10/31/2006


496 pages

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

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Belknap Press

Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings


  • Fruits of Exile, 1938 (Part 2)
    • 1. The Paris of the Second Empire in Baudelaire
    • 2. Blanqui
    • 3. The Study Begins with Some Reflections on the Influence of Les fleurs du mal
    • 4. Exchange with Theodor W. Adorno on “The Paris of the Second Empire in Baudelaire”
    • 5. Review of Renéville’s Expérience poétique
    • 6. Review of Freund’s Photographie en France au dix-neuvième siècle
    • 7. Reviw of Francesco’s Macht des Charlatans
    • 8. A Chronicle of Germany’s Unemployed
    • 9. A Novel of German Jews
  • Theory of Remembrance, 1939
    • 1. Review of Hönigswald’s Philosophie und Sprache
    • 2. Review of Sternberger’s Panorama
    • 3. Review of Béguin’s Ame romantique et le rêve
    • 4. Note on Brecht
    • 5. Central Park
    • 6. Exchange with Theodor W. Adorno on the “Flâneur” section of “The Paris of the Second Empire in Baudelaire”
    • 7. Commentary on Poems by Brecht
    • 8. The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility: Third Version
    • 9. Germans of 1789
    • 10. What Is the Epic Theater? (II)
  • Materialist Theology, 1940
    • 1. On Some Motifs in Baudelaire
    • 2. “The Regression of Poetry,” by Carl Gustav Jochmann
    • 3. Curriculum Vitae (VI): Dr. Walter Benjamin
    • 4. On Scheerbart
    • 5. On the Concept of History
    • 6. Paralipomena to “On the Concept of History”
    • 7. Letter to Theodor W. Adorno on Baudelaire, Goerge and Hofmannsthal
  • A Note on the Texts
  • Chronology, 1938–1940
  • List of Writings in Volumes 1–4
  • Index

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