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The Resource Walter Benjamin : a critical life, Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings

Walter Benjamin : a critical life, Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings

Label
Walter Benjamin : a critical life
Title
Walter Benjamin
Title remainder
a critical life
Statement of responsibility
Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the life of the German critic and philosopher, from his childhood in Berlin, his rise as an intellectual in the Weimar Republic, his life in exile after the rise of Hitler, and his death during his attempt to flee the Nazis
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10275469
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eiland, Howard
Dewey number
  • 838/.91209
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PT2603.E455
LC item number
Z6455 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jennings, Michael William
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Benjamin, Walter
  • Authors, German
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a critical life
Label
Walter Benjamin : a critical life, Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 719-733) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Berlin childhood: 1892-1912 -- Metaphysics of youth: Berlin and Freiburg, 1912-1914 -- The concept of criticism: Berlin, Munich, and Bern, 1915-1919 -- Elective affinities: Berlin and Heidelberg, 1920-1922 -- Academic nomad: Frankfurt, Berlin, and Capri, 1923-1925 -- Weimar intellectual: Berlin and Moscow, 1925-1928 -- The destructive character: Berlin, Paris, and Ibiza, 1929-1932 -- Exile: Paris and Ibiza, 1933-1934 -- The Parisian arcades: Paris, San Remo, and Skovsbostrand, 1935-1937 -- Baudelaire and the streets of Paris: Paris, San Remo, and Skovsbostrand, 1938-1939 -- The angel of history: Paris, Nevers, Marseilles, and Port Bou, 1939-1940
Control code
2013012858
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
755 pages
Isbn
9780674051867
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013012858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Walter Benjamin : a critical life, Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 719-733) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Berlin childhood: 1892-1912 -- Metaphysics of youth: Berlin and Freiburg, 1912-1914 -- The concept of criticism: Berlin, Munich, and Bern, 1915-1919 -- Elective affinities: Berlin and Heidelberg, 1920-1922 -- Academic nomad: Frankfurt, Berlin, and Capri, 1923-1925 -- Weimar intellectual: Berlin and Moscow, 1925-1928 -- The destructive character: Berlin, Paris, and Ibiza, 1929-1932 -- Exile: Paris and Ibiza, 1933-1934 -- The Parisian arcades: Paris, San Remo, and Skovsbostrand, 1935-1937 -- Baudelaire and the streets of Paris: Paris, San Remo, and Skovsbostrand, 1938-1939 -- The angel of history: Paris, Nevers, Marseilles, and Port Bou, 1939-1940
Control code
2013012858
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
755 pages
Isbn
9780674051867
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013012858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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