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Illuminations: Essays and Reflections

Benjamin, W. (1969). Illuminations: Essays and Reflections. Schocken.


Schocken, 1969. 288 pages.

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p.256
acedia »
(Greek) spiritual or mental sloth; apathy; a stat…
p.213
paratactic »
(adj) relating to parataxis, a grammatical concep…
p.88
frangible »
(adjective) readily or easily broken
p.77
banausic »
(adjective) relating to or concerned with earning…
p.70
apodictic »
(adjective) expressing or of the nature of necess…
p.256
a document of barbarism
[...] The nature of this sadness stands out more …
p.260
the image of enslaved ancestors
Not man or men but the struggling, oppressed clas…
p.212
a loneliness which pulls the world down into its …
Since the spiritual exercises of Loyola there has…
p.193
lost in this mean world
The man who wrote these pieces was no flaneur. Th…
p.126
the body slips away from him
[...] For just as K. lives in the village on Cast…

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Introduction
Walter Benjamin, 1892-1940 by Hannah Arendt

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Unpacking My Library
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The Task of the Translator
An Introduction to the Translation of Baudelaire’s Tableaux Parisiens

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The Task of the Translator
An Introduction to the Translation of Baudelaire’s Tableaux Parisiens

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The Storyteller
Reflections on the Works of Nikolai Leskov

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Franz Kafka
On the Tenth Anniversary of His Death

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Franz Kafka
On the Tenth Anniversary of His Death

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