Illuminations

Benjamin, Walter
Publisher:  Schocken Books
Year Published:  1969   First Published:  1955
Pages:  278pp   Price:  $6.60  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6332

Litearcy essasy, general reflections, and probings into cultural phenomena.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Walter Benjamin 1892-1940, by Hannah Arendt
Unpacking my Library: A Talk about Book Collecting
The Task of the Translator: An Introduction to the Translation of Baudelaire's Tableaux parisiens
The Storyteller: Reflections on the Works of Nikolai Leskov
Franz Kafka: On the Tenth Anniversary of His Death
Some Reflections on Kafka
What is Epic Theater?
On some Mofits in Baudelaire
The Image of Proust
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
Theses on the Philosophy of History
Editor's Note
Index of Names

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