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Origin of the German Trauerspiel

Origin of the German Trauerspiel
  • Author: Walter Benjamin
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  • ISBN: 9780674744240
  • Page: 336
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Focusing on the 17th-century play of mourning, Walter Benjamin identifies allegory as the constitutive trope of modernity, bespeaking a haunted, bedeviled world of mutability and eternal transience.

Focusing on the 17th-century play of mourning, Walter Benjamin identifies allegory as the constitutive trope of modernity, bespeaking a haunted, bedeviled world of mutability and eternal transience. In this rigorous elegant translation, history as trauerspiel is the condition as well as subject of modern allegory in its inscription of the abyssal.


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Origin of the German Trauerspiel
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Pages: 336
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Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: Walter Benjamin
Categories: Electronic books
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Origin of the German Trauerspiel was Walter Benjamin's first full, historically oriented analysis of modernity. Readers of English know it as "The Origin of German Tragic Drama," but in fact the subject is something else--the play of mourning. Howard Eiland's completely new English translation, the first since 1977, is closer
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Pages: 272
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Language: en
Pages: 426
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Categories: Social Science
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