Walter Benjamin (1892–1940) was the author of many works of literary and cultural analysis.
Michael W. Jennings is Class of 1900 Professor of Modern Languages at Princeton University.
Howard Eiland is an editor and translator of Walter Benjamin’s writings.
Rodney Livingstone is Professor Emeritus in German Studies at the University of Southampton. He is well known as a translator of books by Walter Benjamin, Theodor W. Adorno, and Max Weber, among others.