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Early Writings (1910–1917)

Walter Benjamin

Edited and translated by Howard Eiland

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Publication Date: 05/09/2011

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320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Abbreviations and a Note on the Texts
  • Translator’s Introduction
  • 1. The Poet (1910)
  • 2. At Night: Thoughts Suggested by a Schumann Composition (1910)
  • 3. The Three Who Sought Religion (1910)
  • 4. Storm (1910)
  • 5. Spring’s Hideaway (1910)
  • 6. Sleeping Beauty (1911)
  • 7. Diary, Pentecost (1911)
  • 8. The Free School Community (1911)
  • 9. The Pan of Evening (ca. 1911)
  • 10. Curriculum Vitae (1911)
  • 11. Epilogue (1912)
  • 12. School Reform: A Cultural Movement (1912)
  • 13. Dialogue on the Religiosity of the Present (1912)
  • 14. Quiet Story (ca. 1912)
  • 15. Estranged Land (1913)
  • 16. Teaching and Valuation (1913)
  • 17. Romanticism: An Undelivered Address to Students (1913)
  • 18. Moral Education (1913)
  • 19. “Experience” (1913)
  • 20. Thoughts on Gerhart Hauptmann’s Festival Play (1913)
  • 21. The Aviator (ca. 1913)
  • 22. Death of the Father: A Short Story (1913)
  • 23. Romanticism: Reply of the “Unsanctified” (1913)
  • 24. Youth Was Silent (1913)
  • 25. Conversation on Love (ca. 1913)
  • 26. The Metaphysics of Youth (1913–1914)
  • 27. Student Authors’ Evenings (1913–1914)
  • 28. Erotic Education (1913–1914)
  • 29. The Religious Position of the New Youth (1914)
  • 30. Two Poems by Friedrich Hölderlin: “The Poet’s Courage” and “Timidity” (1914–1915)
  • 31. The Life of Students (1914–1915)
  • 32. A Child’s View of Color (1914–1915)
  • 33. The Rainbow: A Conversation about Imagination (ca. 1915)
  • 34. The Rainbow, or The Art of Paradise (ca. 1915)
  • 35. The Happiness of Ancient Man (1916)
  • 36. Socrates (1916)
  • 37. On the Middle Ages (1916)
  • 38. Trauerspiel and Tragedy (1916)
  • 39. The Role of Language in Trauerspiel and Tragedy (1916)
  • 40. On Language as Such and on the Language of Man (1916)
  • 41. Aphorisms (ca. 1916–1917)
  • 42. Balzac (ca. 1916–1917)
  • 43. Dostoevsky’s The Idiot (1917)
  • 44. On Seeing the Morning Light (1917)
  • 45. The Centaur (1917)
  • Credits
  • Index

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