Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings, Volume 2: Part 1, 1927-1930
W. Benjamin Vol. 2 P1Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings, Volume 2: Part 1, 1927-1930
In the frenzied final years of the Weimar Republic, amid economic collapse and mounting political catastrophe, Walter Benjamin emerged as the most original practicing literary critic and public intellectual in the German-speaking world. Volume 2 of the Selected Writings is now available in paperback in two parts.
In Part 1, Benjamin is represented by two of his greatest literary essays, "Surrealism" and "On the Image of Proust," as well as by a long article on Goethe and a generous selection of his wide-ranging commentary for Weimar Germany's newspapers.