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Walter Benjamin (1892–1940)

Autor(a) de Illuminations: Essays and Reflections

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Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) was a German-Jewish Marxist literary critic, essayist, translator and philosopher associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory.

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Obras por Walter Benjamin

Illuminations: Essays and Reflections (1968) 3,158 exemplares
The Arcades Project (1982) 1,492 exemplares
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (1936) — Autor — 888 exemplares
The Origin of German Tragic Drama (1928) 450 exemplares
Berlin Childhood around 1900 (1950) 428 exemplares
One-Way Street (1928) 252 exemplares
On Hashish (1972) 205 exemplares
Moscow Diary (1980) 204 exemplares
Radio Benjamin (2014) 128 exemplares
Understanding Brecht (1969) 122 exemplares
Angelus novus: saggi e frammenti (1962) 107 exemplares
Sobre la fotografía (1997) 68 exemplares
On The Concept of History (1997) 57 exemplares
Oeuvres 1 (2000) 52 exemplares
Oeuvres, tome 3 (2000) 49 exemplares
Oeuvre, tome 2 (2000) 45 exemplares
Denkbilder (1974) 44 exemplares
Stadsgezichten (1963) 39 exemplares
Early Writings (1910-1917) (2011) 31 exemplares
Over kinderen, jeugd en opvoeding (1969) 27 exemplares
Ecrits français (1991) 27 exemplares
Rêves (2008) 21 exemplares
Kritiken und Rezensionen (1981) 21 exemplares
Gesammelte Schriften; BD.6 (1972) 20 exemplares
Historias y relatos (1992) 20 exemplares
Sonnets: By Walter Benjamin (1986) 20 exemplares
Ecrits autobiographiques (1990) 19 exemplares
Walter Benjamin, libro I, vol. 1 (2007) 17 exemplares
El autor como productor (2011) 17 exemplares
La metafísica de la juventud (1993) 16 exemplares
Drei Hörmodelle (1971) 14 exemplares
Proces-verbaal van Franz Kafka (1987) 14 exemplares
Briefe (1966) 14 exemplares
O anjo da historia (2010) 14 exemplares
Escritos sobre mito e linguagem (2011) 13 exemplares
OBRAS LIBRO II VOL II (2006) 13 exemplares
Berliner Chronik (1974) 13 exemplares
ENSAYOS ESCOGIDOS (2000) 13 exemplares
Bild och dialektik (1991) 12 exemplares
Discursos interrumpidos, I (1973) 12 exemplares
Son Bakista Ask (2000) 11 exemplares
W.BENJAMIN OBRAS LIBRO V/VOL.2 (2015) 10 exemplares
Passasjeverket I (2007) 9 exemplares
Skrifter i utvalg 2 (2014) 9 exemplares
Baudelaire e a modernidade (2015) 9 exemplares
Tesi di filosofia della storia (2012) 9 exemplares
Skrifter i utvalg ; 1 (2014) 9 exemplares
Sur Proust (2010) 8 exemplares
Passasjeverket II (2007) 8 exemplares
Walter Benjamin (1991) 8 exemplares
Valik esseid (2010) 8 exemplares
Essais (1922-1934) (1983) 8 exemplares
Historias Desde La Soledad (2013) 7 exemplares
Scritti 1923-1927 (2001) 6 exemplares
Ein Lesebuch (1996) 6 exemplares
Lettere 1913-1940 (1978) 6 exemplares
Ausgewählte Werke (2015) 6 exemplares
The "Berlin Chronicle" Notices (2015) 6 exemplares
Gesammelte Schriften 3 Bände (1991) 6 exemplares
Kleine Kunst-Stuecke (1989) 5 exemplares
A Modernidade (Portuguese) (2007) 5 exemplares
Parque Central (2014) 5 exemplares
Sur Naples (2019) 5 exemplares
Racconti (2019) 5 exemplares
Aura a stopa (2007) 5 exemplares
Goethes "Valfrändskaperna" (1995) 5 exemplares
Essais (1983) 5 exemplares
Le Surréalisme (2013) 5 exemplares
Kulturkritiske essays (1998) 5 exemplares
Karl Kraus (2018) 5 exemplares
Art i literatura (1984) 5 exemplares
Scritti 1930-1931 (2002) 5 exemplares
Beroliniana (2001) 4 exemplares
Ecrits radiophoniques (2014) 4 exemplares
Stadt des flaneurs (2015) 4 exemplares
Briefwechsel 1933-1940 (1983) 4 exemplares
Språkfilosofiska texter (2013) 4 exemplares
Dos ensayos sobre Goethe (2000) 4 exemplares
Estética e Sociologia da Arte (2017) 3 exemplares
Ensayos escogidos (2014) 3 exemplares
Textos esenciales (2014) 3 exemplares
Ensaios sobre Literatura (2016) 3 exemplares
Discursos interrumpidos (1901) 3 exemplares
Wobec faszyzmu (1987) 3 exemplares
Diários de Viagem (2022) 3 exemplares
El coleccionismo 3 exemplares
Los procesos contra las brujas (2022) 3 exemplares
Scritti 1934-1937 (2004) 3 exemplares
Scritti 1932-1933 (2003) 3 exemplares
Oeuvres, coffret de 3 volumes (2000) 3 exemplares
Philosophie du langage (2020) 3 exemplares
Scritti 1906-1922 (2008) 3 exemplares
Haschich à Marseille (2013) 3 exemplares
Estética y política (2009) 3 exemplares
Tentativas sobre Brecht (1990) 3 exemplares
Kulturindustri (1973) 3 exemplares
Materiales para un autorretrato (2017) 3 exemplares
Rastelli raconte 2 exemplares
Correspondencia, 1933-1940 (2011) 2 exemplares
Benjamin-Fikir Mimarlari 4 (2005) 2 exemplares
Über Walter Benjamin 2 exemplares
Gesammelte Schriften 2 exemplares
Escritos sobre cine (2017) 2 exemplares
Das Passagen-Werk. 2 Teilbände — Autor — 2 exemplares
París (2013) 2 exemplares
Scritti autobiografici (2019) 2 exemplares
Sonhos 2 exemplares
Narratori 2 exemplares
Podroze wyobrazni (2021) 2 exemplares
le coeur froid (2019) 2 exemplares
Lettres françaises (2013) 2 exemplares
Konstelacje : wybór tekstów (2012) 2 exemplares
Correspondência 2 exemplares
Agesilaus Santander (2019) 2 exemplares
Gesammelte Schriften (v.1-12) (1980) 2 exemplares
Les chemins du labyrinthe (2005) 2 exemplares
Kurze Prosa (2013) 2 exemplares
Sonetti e poesie sparse (2010) 2 exemplares
Estetize Edilmis Yasam (2015) 2 exemplares
Lettres sur la littérature (2016) 2 exemplares
Esteticki ogledi 2 exemplares
Briefe Bd. 1. 1 exemplar
Briefe Bd. 2. 1 exemplar
Direccion única 1 exemplar
Dílo a jeho zdroj 1 exemplar
RELATOS DE IBIZA 1 exemplar
Scritti politici (2011) 1 exemplar
Oeuvres choisies 1 exemplar
Limbaj și istorie 1 exemplar
Fotoğraf Yazıları (2019) 1 exemplar
Art i literatura de masses (2020) 1 exemplar
Sobre Baudelaire (2023) 1 exemplar
Dernières lettres (2014) 1 exemplar
PARILTILAR 1 exemplar
*ANY 1 exemplar
Vardarbība un melanholija (2020) 1 exemplar
Benjamin Walter 1 exemplar
Dramma barocco 1 exemplar
OBRAS ESCOLHIDAS 1 exemplar
le coeur froid 1 exemplar
Cuadros de un pensamiento (1992) 1 exemplar
Flanör (2017) 1 exemplar
Briefe 2 [...] 1 exemplar
Eseji 1 exemplar
Rundfunkarbeiten (2016) 1 exemplar
Selbstzeugnisse (2016) 1 exemplar
New Left Review 96 1 exemplar
Diari de Moscou (1987) 1 exemplar
Esrar Uzerine (2012) 1 exemplar
N'oublie pas le meilleur (2012) 1 exemplar
Mickey Mouse (2014) 1 exemplar
Essai (2015) 1 exemplar
Kapitalisme som religion (2015) 1 exemplar
Che cosa regalare a uno snob (2013) 1 exemplar
Walter Benjamin - oversat (1989) 1 exemplar
Diario de Moscova (2022) 1 exemplar
Raster 13 1 exemplar
La tarea del crítico (2014) 1 exemplar
Juguetes (Spanish Edition) (2015) 1 exemplar
Parıltılar 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Berlin Alexanderplatz (1929) — Contribuidor, algumas edições2,711 exemplares
Elective Affinities (1809) — Posfácio, algumas edições2,020 exemplares
The Art of the Personal Essay (1994) — Contribuidor — 1,374 exemplares
Aesthetics and Politics (2007) 643 exemplares
Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions (2017) — Contribuidor, algumas edições505 exemplares
Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation (1984) — Contribuidor — 224 exemplares
Unpacking My Library: Architects and Their Books (2009) — Contribuidor — 202 exemplares
Cultural Resistance Reader (2002) — Contribuidor — 140 exemplares
The Conspiracy (1938) — Contribuidor, algumas edições131 exemplares
Walking in Berlin: A Flaneur in the Capital (1929) — Introdução, algumas edições117 exemplares
Jean Renoir (1973) — Contribuidor — 95 exemplares
Karl Blossfeldt : The alphabet of plants (1997) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
The Sociology of Risk and Gambling Reader (2006) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Walter Benjamin (2013) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
i 10 : internationale revue, 1927-1929 (1979) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
The Analog Sea Review: Number Four (2022) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Benjamin, Walter
Outros nomes
Benjamin, Walter Bendix Schoenflies
בנימין, ולטר
Data de nascimento
1892-07-15
Data de falecimento
1940-09-26
Localização do túmulo
Portbou, Spain
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
Germany
Local de nascimento
Berlijn
Local de falecimento
Portbou, Spain
Causa da morte
suicide
Locais de residência
Berlin, Germany
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Bern, Switzerland
Ibiza, Spain
Paris, France
Educação
Humboldt University of Berlin
University of Freiburg
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
University of Bern (Ph.D|1919)
Ocupações
philosopher
literary critic
art critic
translator
Relações
Kolmar, Gertrud (cousin)
Scholem, Gershom (friend)
Brecht, Bertolt (friend)
Koestler, Arthur (colleague)
Organizações
Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt

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Walter Benjamin was born to a Jewish family in Berlin, the eldest of three children. His parents were Pauline (Schönflies) and Emil Benjamin, a banker and businessman. Walter attended a progressive co-educational boarding school in Haubinda, and the universities of Freiburg, Berlin, Munich, and Bern. He married Dora Sophie Pollak, with whom he had a son. In 1919, Benjamin earned his PhD summa cum laude at the University of Bern with a dissertation called Der Begriff der Kunstkritik in der deutschen Romantik (The Concept of Art Criticism in German Romanticism). He returned to Berlin and worked as a literary critic and translator. His celebrated 1924 essay on Goethe's novella, The Elective Affinities, put into practice his ideas of art criticism. His book The Origins of German Tragic Drama, published in 1928, quickly received favorable attention from leading critics in Germany and abroad. Benjamin made plans for publishing a left-wing periodical to be entitled Crisis and Critique while eking out a living as a translator and freelance writer. In 1933, he left Nazi Germany, following Bertolt Brecht and many other Jewish friends into an exile he divided between Paris, Ibiza, San Remo, and Brecht's house in Denmark. With the outbreak of World War II in 1939, Benjamin was temporarily interned in French camps for German citizens. On his release, he returned to Paris and continued his work in the Bibliothèque Nationale before being forced to flee the invading German army in the summer of 1940. He found refuge with the Emergency Rescue Committee in Marseille led by Varian Fry. He joined a guided party that crossed the Pyrenees on foot and tried to enter Spain, but they were turned back by customs officials. In despair, and thinking he was going to be turned over to the Nazis, he committed suicide in the small Spanish border town of Portbou. The posthumous publication of his prolific writings significantly increased his renown in the later 20th century.

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Críticas

"Walter Benjamin quería mostrar a sus radioescuchas diversas maneras de comprender los sucesos de la historia, admirarlos, criticarlos. Su pasión por investigar y narrar llaman al pensamiento propio, única posibilidad para la transformación libertaria de la sociedad, el arte y la vida cotidiana, en la cual la comunicación y la educación son clave". (Descripción editorial).
 
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Perroteca_ | 1 outra crítica | Apr 6, 2024 |
Imaginative, unique thinking. Over my head for the most part.
 
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audient_void | 22 outras críticas | Mar 11, 2024 |
The travel writings that start this book are excellent and worth the read. I’m not sure if Benjamin was an influence on the Situationalist concept of psychogeography that arose in the decades after his death, but the impressions he records of Berlin, Moscow, Marseilles, and indeed the fragments pulled here from his vast project on the arcades of Paris combine a keen eye and profound political insight. So much travel writing is better fit for a Lonely Planet article than a place on a bookshelf for literature - Benjamin seeks to understand and catalogue a place with his writing about cities, and as with all good writing, encourages speculation beyond the confines of the work itself, and makes us think about our own cities.

The latter half of the book is filled with a lot of pseudophilosophy that I found it harder to connect with. It seems like a lot of these writings may have been pulled of journals and diaries. Anyone who writes knows that the stuff you write in your private notebooks might be inscrutable to others - while writing to yourself, you use a kind of shorthand, tracing invisible, sketchy lines between ideas that seem clear to you, but would look like a tangled mess to anyone who doesn’t understand the internal logic. I often felt like these pieces were Benjamin talking to himself - long, dense sentences filled with ideas and details that needed to be unpacked and slowed down if I was to get any clarity from them. Maybe I’m just not the intended audience, or maybe I just don’t have the intellectual background, but I feel like Benjamin is a much more interesting writer when he’s aiming at more down to earth topics.
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hdeanfreemanjr | 3 outras críticas | Jan 29, 2024 |
I was completely disappointed and underwhelmed by this book.
 
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lschiff | 22 outras críticas | Sep 24, 2023 |

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Obras
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Membros
13,938
Popularidade
#1,653
Avaliação
4.0
Críticas
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ISBN
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Línguas
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Marcado como favorito
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