Myth and Metropolis: Walter Benjamin and the City (Paperback)
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Short Description for Myth and Metropolis aeo A timely and highly accessible study of Walter Benjamin, one of the most original and perceptive thinkers of the twentieth century. aeo The author sheds new light on Benjamina s lifelong fascination with the city by examining a number of key texts, including those of Naples, Marseilles, Moscow, Paris and Berlin.
- Published: 15 December 1997
- Format: Paperback 240 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780745620107 ISBN 10: 0745620108
- Sales rank: 276,161
Full description for Myth and Metropolis
This is a lucid study of Walter Benjamina s lifelong fascination with the city and forms of metropolitan experience, highlighting the relevance of Benjamina s work to our contemporary understanding of modernity.