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The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility, and Other Writings on Media

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$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674024458

Publication Date: 05/31/2008

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448 pages

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

22 halftones

Belknap Press

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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.

Brigid Doherty is Associate Professor of German and of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University.

Thomas Y. Levin is Associate Professor of German at Princeton University.

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