Profane Illumination: Walter Benjamin and the Paris of Surrealist Revolution

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Profane Illumination: Walter Benjamin and the Paris of Surrealist Revolution - Cohen, Margaret

Margaret Cohen's encounter with Walter Benjamin, one of the 20th century's most influential cultural and literary critics, has produced a radically new reading of surrealist thought and practice. Benjamin and Andre Breton emerge in her account as important representatives of what Cohen calls "Gothic Marxism", whose fascination with the irrational ...

Profane Illumination: Walter Benjamin and the Paris of Surrealist Revolution 1995, University of California Press, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520201507

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Profane Illumination: Walter Benjamin and the Paris of Surrealist Revolution 1993, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520080232

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