An soaking up choice of Walter Benjamin’s own manuscripts, photos, and documents

The paintings of the good literary and cultural critic Walter Benjamin is an audacious plotting of historical past, artwork, and proposal; a reservoir of texts, commentaries, scraps, and fragments of daily life, artwork, and desires. all through his lifestyles, Benjamin amassed jointly every kind of artifacts, assortments of pictures, texts, and symptoms, themselves representing reviews, rules, and hopes, every one of which used to be enthusiastically logged, systematized, and analyzed via their writer. during this means, Benjamin laid the basis for the salvaging of his personal legacy.

difficult and intimate, Walter Benjamin’s Archive leads readers to the guts of his highbrow international, yielding a wealthy and distinct portrait of its writer.

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