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Inheriting Walter Benjamin - Richter, Gerhard, and Benjamin, Andrew (Editor)
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Gerhard Richter examines, in the work of Walter Benjamin, one of the central problems of modernity: the question of how to receive an intellectual inheritance. Covering aspects of Benjamin's complex relationship to the legacies of such writers as Kant, Nietzsche, Kafka, Heidegger, and Derrida, each chapter attends to a key concern in Benjamin's writing, while reflecting on the challenges that this issue presents for the question of inheritability and transmissibility. Both reading Benjamin and watching himself reading ...

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Inheriting Walter Benjamin 2016, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474251235

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Inheriting Walter Benjamin 2016, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474251242

Hardcover