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Walter Benjamin

A Critical Life

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ISBN 9780674051867

Publication Date: 01/20/2014

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768 pages

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

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  • Introduction
  • 1. A Berlin Childhood: 1892–1912
  • 2. Metaphysics of Youth: Berlin and Freiburg, 1912–1914
  • 3. The Concept of Criticism: Berlin, Munich, and Bern, 1915–1919
  • 4. Elective Affinities: Berlin and Heidelberg, 1920–1922
  • 5. Academic Nomad: Frankfurt, Berlin, and Capri, 1923–1925
  • 6. Weimar Intellectual: Berlin and Moscow, 1925–1928
  • 7. The Destructive Character: Berlin, Paris, and Ibiza, 1929–1932
  • 8. Exile: Paris and Ibiza, 1933–1934
  • 9. The Parisian Arcades: Paris, San Remo, and Skovsbostrand, 1935–1937
  • 10. Baudelaire and the Streets of Paris: Paris, San Remo, and Skovsbostrand, 1938–1939
  • 11. The Angel of History: Paris, Nevers, Marseilles, and Port Bou, 1939–1940
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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