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The Storyteller

Reflections on the Works of Nikolai Leskov

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Benjamin, W. (1969). The Storyteller. In Benjamin, W. Illuminations: Essays and Reflections. Schocken, pp. 83-110

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[...] never has experience been contradicted more thoroughly than strategic experience by tactical warfare, economic experience by inflation, bodily experience by mechanical warfare, moral experience by those in power. A generation that had gone to school on a horse-drawn streetcar now stood under the open sky in a countryside in which nothing remained unchanged but the clouds, and beneath these clouds, in a field of force of destructive torrents and explosions, was the tiny, fragile human body.

wow

—p.84 by Walter Benjamin 7 months, 1 week ago

[...] never has experience been contradicted more thoroughly than strategic experience by tactical warfare, economic experience by inflation, bodily experience by mechanical warfare, moral experience by those in power. A generation that had gone to school on a horse-drawn streetcar now stood under the open sky in a countryside in which nothing remained unchanged but the clouds, and beneath these clouds, in a field of force of destructive torrents and explosions, was the tiny, fragile human body.

wow

—p.84 by Walter Benjamin 7 months, 1 week ago

(adjective) readily or easily broken

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By integrating the social process with the development of a person, it bestows the most frangible justification on the order determining it

so like fragile?

—p.88 by Walter Benjamin
uncertain
7 months, 1 week ago

By integrating the social process with the development of a person, it bestows the most frangible justification on the order determining it

so like fragile?

—p.88 by Walter Benjamin
uncertain
7 months, 1 week ago