Walter Benjamin and the Corpus of Autobiography (Kritik: German Literary Theory & Cultural Studies) (Kritik: German Literary Theory and Cultural Studies Series)

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Walter Benjamin is considered one of the most significnt writers and theorists in 20th-century Western culture. The author of this work shows that Benjamin's engagement with the political cannot be understood in terms of unified concepts, but rather should be understood from his language.

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Gerhard Richter's study is so effective that it exceeds its own intentions and opens up an illumination of language in our times as well as in Benjamin's. - Michigan Germanic Studies ""As the first full-scale study of Benjamin's practice of autobiography in any language, Gerhard Richter's admirable work performs a major scholarly service."" - Peter Fenves, Northwestern University ""This text is magisterial.... [It] renews one's amazement at the power and beauty of Benjamin's thinking. I rate this work very highly."" - James Rolleston, Duke University ""... a remarkable achievement."" - Michael Jennings, Princeton University

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Gerhard Richter is associate professor of German and affiliate professor in comparative literature at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the editor of Benjamin's Ghosts: Interventions in Literary and Cultural Theory.

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