We must see to it that we put the best of ourselves in our letters;for there is nothing to suggest that we shall see each other againsoon. So wrote Walter Benjamin to Gretel Adorno in spring 1940 fromthe south of France, shortly before he took his own life. The correspondence between Gretel Adorno and Walter Benjamin, published here in its complete form for the first time, is thedocument of a great friendship that existed independently ofBenjamin's relationship with Theodor W. Adorno. While Benjamin, alongside his everyday ...

Correspondence 1930-1940 2008, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745636696