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WALTER BENJAMIN (1892 - 1940)

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CONFERENCES

  • Walter Benjamin: Convergences of Aesthetics and Political Theology, Universidade de Chile, October 20-22, 2010

  • Walter Benjamin and the Architecture of Modernity, Centre for Social Theory and Design, University of Technology, Sydney, August 17-19, 2006

  • Reading Benjamin's Arcades, King Alfred's College, Winchester, UK, July 13, 2002

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  • Anthologies:

    • Radio Benjamin.  Ed. Lecia Rosenthal.  London: Verso, 2014.

    • Early Writings: 1910–1917.  Trans. Howard Eiland, et al.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2011.

    • Walter Benjamin's Archive: Images, Texts, Signs.  Ed. Ursula Marx, Gudrun Schwarz, Michael Schwarz and Erdmut Wizisla.  Trans. Esther Leslie.  London: Verso, 2008.

    • The Writer of Modern Life: Essays on Charles Baudelaire.  Ed. Michael W. Jennings.  Trans. Howard Eiland, et al.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2006.

    • Selected Writings4 vols.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap.

      • Selected Writings, 1938-1940.  Vol. 4.  Ed. Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings.  2003.

      • Selected Writings, 1935-1938.  Vol. 3.  Ed. Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings.  2002.

      • Selected Writings, 1927-1934.  Vol. 2.  Ed. Howard Eiland, Michael W. Jennings, and Gary Smith.  1999.

      • Selected Writings, 1913-1926.  Vol. 1.  Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings.  1996.

    • Gesammelte Briefe.  6 Vols.  Ed. Christoph Gödde and Henri Lonitz.  Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1995-2000.

    • The Correspondence of Walter Benjamin.  Trans. M. R. and E. M. Jacobson.  Ed. Gershom Scholem and Theodor Adorno.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1994.

    • Charles Baudelaire: Ein Lyriker im Zeitalter des Hochkapitalismus

      • Charles Baudelaire: a Lyric Poet in the Era of High Capitalism.  Trans. H. Zohn.  London: New Left, 1973.

    • "One-Way Street," and Other Writings.  London: New Left Books, 1979.

    • Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical WritingsEd. and intro. Peter Demetz.  Trans. Edmund Jephcott.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.  Rpt. Schocken, 1986. 

    • Gesammelte Schriften.  7 Vols.  Ed. Unter Mitwirkung von T.W.Adorno u. G.Scholem, hrsg.v. R.Tiedemann u. H. Schweppenhäuser.  Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1972-1989.

    • Illuminationen.  Ed. Siegfried Unseld.  Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1955.

      • IlluminationsEd. and intro. Hannah Arendt.  Trans. Harry Zohn.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1968.  Rpt. Schocken, 1969.  Rpt. 1992.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Moskauer Tagebuch.  1980.

      • Moscow Diary.  Ed. Gary Smith.  Trans. Richard Sieburth.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1986.

      • "Moscow."  Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical WritingsEd. and intro. Peter Demetz.  Trans. Edmund Jephcott.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.  Rpt. Schocken, 1986.  97-130.

    • Versuche über Brecht.  1966.

      • Understanding Brecht.  Trans. Anna Bostock.  London: Verso, 1973.  Rpt. 1998.

    • Über den Begriff der Geschichte.  1940.

      • "On the Concept of History." 

        • "Geschichtsphilosophische Thesen."  Neue Rundschau 61.3 (1950): .

          • "Theses on the Philosophy of History."  IlluminationsEd. and intro. Hannah Arendt.  Trans. Harry Zohn.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1968.  Rpt. Schocken, 1969.  Rpt. 1992.  253-264.

            • Critical Theory Since 1965Ed. Hazard Adams and Leroy Searle.  Tallahassee: UP of Florida, 1986.  680-686.

    • Zeitschrift fur Sozialforschung 8.1-2 (1939): .

      • "On Some Motifs in Baudelaire."  IlluminationsEd. and intro. Hannah Arendt.  Trans. Harry Zohn.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1968.  Rpt. Schocken, 1969.  Rpt. 1992.  155-200.

    • Berliner Kindheit um 1900.  Written 1938.  Pub. 1950.

      • Berlin Childhood around 1900.  Trans. Howard Eiland.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2006.

      • "A Berlin Chronicle."  Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical WritingsEd. and intro. Peter Demetz.  Trans. Edmund Jephcott.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.  Rpt. Schocken, 1986.  3-60.

    • Written 1938.  Pub. 1950.

      • On Hashish.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 2006.

      • "Hashish in Marseilles."  Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical WritingsEd. and intro. Peter Demetz.  Trans. Edmund Jephcott.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.  Rpt. Schocken, 1986.  137-145.

    • "Das Paris des Second Empire bei Baudelaire."  1938.

      • "Paris of the Second Empire in Baudelaire."  Trans. Harry Zohn. 

    • "Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit."  Zeitschrift fur Sozialforschung 5.1 (1936): .

      • "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction."  IlluminationsEd. and intro. Hannah Arendt.  Trans. Harry Zohn.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1968.  Rpt. Schocken, 1969.  Rpt. 1992.  217-252.

        • Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism.  Ed. Vincent Leitch.  New York: Norton, 2001.  1163-1185.

        • Theory of the Novel: a Historical Approach.  Ed. Michael McKeon.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000.  673-695.

    • Orient und Okzident (1936): .

      • "The Storyteller: Reflections on the Works of Nikolai Leskov."  IlluminationsEd. and intro. Hannah Arendt.  Trans. Harry Zohn.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1968.  83-110.

        • The Novel: an Anthology of Criticism and Theory, 1900-2000.  Ed. Dorothy J. Hale.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2005.  361-378.

        • Theory of the Novel: a Historical Approach.  Ed. Michael McKeon.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000.  77-99.

    • 1935.

      • "Paris, Capital of the Nineteenth Century."  Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical WritingsEd. and intro. Peter Demetz.  Trans. Edmund Jephcott.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.  Rpt. Schocken, 1986.  146-162.

    • 1934.

      • "The Author as Producer."  Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical WritingsEd. and intro. Peter Demetz.  Trans. Edmund Jephcott.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.  Rpt. Schocken, 1986.  220-238.

    • 1931.

      • "Little History of Photography." 

    • "."  Literarische Welt (1931): .

      • "Unpacking my Library: a Talk about Book Collecting."  IlluminationsEd. and intro. Hannah Arendt.  Trans. Harry Zohn.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1968.  Rpt. Schocken, 1969.  Rpt. 1992.  59-68.

    • 1929.

      • "‘Surrealism: the Last Snapshot of the European Intelligentsia." 

    • Einbahnstraße.  Berlin, 1928.

      • "One-Way Street." 

        • 1913-1926.  Vol. 1 of Selected Writings.  Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1996.  444-487.

        • Selection.  Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical WritingsEd. and intro. Peter Demetz.  Trans. Edmund Jephcott.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.  Rpt. Schocken, 1986.  61-96.

    • Das Passagen-Werk.  Unfinished Project.  1927-1940.  Suhrkamp Verlag, 1982.

      • The Arcades Project.  Ed. Rolf Tiedemann.  Trans. Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1999.

        • "Convolute N [On the Theory of Knowledge, Theory of Progress]." 

    • "Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften."  Neue Deutsche Beiträge (1924-1925): .

      • "Goethe's Elective Affinities."  1913-1926.  Vol. 1 of Selected Writings.  Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1996.  297-360.

    • Der Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels.  Written 1924.  Pub. Berlin, 1928.

      • The Origins of German Tragic DramaTrans. John Osborne.  Intro. George Steiner.  London, Verso, 1977.

    • 1923.

      • Charles Baudelaire, Tableaux Parisiens.

        • "The Task of the Translator: an Introduction to the Translation of Baudelaire's Tableaux Parisiens." 

          • 1913-1926.  Vol. 1 of Selected Writings.  Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1996.  253-263.

          • IlluminationsEd. and intro. Hannah Arendt.  Trans. Harry Zohn.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1968.  Rpt. Schocken, 1969.  Rpt. 1992.  69-82.

    • "Zur Kritik der Gewalt."  Archiv fur Sozialwissenschaft und Sozialpolitik (1921): .

      • "Critique of Violence." 

        • 1913-1926.  Vol. 1 of Selected Writings.  Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1996.  236-252.

        • Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical WritingsEd. and intro. Peter Demetz.  Trans. Edmund Jephcott.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.  Rpt. Schocken, 1986.  277-300.

    • Der Begriff der Kuntstkritik in der Deutschen Romantik.  Dissertation University of Bern, 1919.  Verlag A. Francke, 1920,

      • "The Concept of Art Criticism in German Romanticism."  Trans. David Lachterman, et al.  1913-1926.  Vol. 1 of Selected Writings.  Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1996.  116-200.

    • 1917.

      • "On Perception."  1913-1926.  Vol. 1 of Selected Writings.  Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1996.  93-96.

    • "Über Sprache überhaupt und über die Sprache des Menschen."  1916.

      • "On Language as Such and on the Language of Man." 

        • 1913-1926.  Vol. 1 of Selected Writings.  Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1996.  62-74.

        • Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical WritingsEd. and intro. Peter Demetz.  Trans. Edmund Jephcott.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.  Rpt. Schocken, 1986.  314-332.

          • Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Hazard Adams.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  742-749.

    • "Das Leben der Studenten."  Der Neue Merkur (1915): .

      • "The Life of Students."  1913-1926.  Vol. 1 of Selected Writings.  Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1996.  37-47.

    • "Erfahrung."  Der Anfang (1913-1914): .

      • "Experience."  1913-1926.  Vol. 1 of Selected Writings.  Ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 1996.  3-5.

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SOURCES: SECONDARY

Off-Line:

  • Anthologies:

    • Ferris, David S., ed. Walter Benjamin: Theoretical Questions.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 1996.
    • Nägele, Rainer, ed.  Benjamin's Ground: New Readings of Walter Benjamin.  Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1988.
    • New German Critique 48 (1989).
    • Richter, Gerhard, ed.  Benjamin's Ghosts: Interventions in Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 2002.
    • Smith, Gary, ed.  On Walter Benjamin: Critical Essays and Recollections.  Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1991.
    • Smith, Gary, ed.  Benjamin: Philosophy, Aesthetics, History.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1989.
    • Smith, Gary, ed.  Thinking Through Benjamin.  1989.
  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Alter, Robert.  Necessary Angels: Tradition and Modernity in Kafka, Benjamin and Scholem.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1991.
    • Arac, Jonathan.  "Walter Benjamin and Materialist Historiography: Romanticism, Experience and the City."  Critical Genealogies: Historical Situations for Postmodern Literary Studies.  New York: Columbia UP, 1987.  177-214.
    • Beasley-Murray, Tim.  Mikhail Bakhtin and Walter Benjamin: Experience and Form.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
    • Bolz, Norbert, and Willem Van Reijen.  Walter Benjamin.  Trans. L. Mazzarins.  New Jersey: Humanities Press, 1996.
    • Bowie, Andrew.  "Understanding Walter Benjamin."  From Romanticism to Critical Theory: the Philosophy of German Literary Theory.  London: Routledge, 1997.  193-237.
    • Brodersen, Momme.  Walter Benjamin: a Biography.  Trans. M. R. Green and I. Ligers.  London: Verso, 1996.
    • Buck-Morss, Susan.  The Dialectics of Seeing: Walter Benjamin and the Arcades Project.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989.
    • Bullock, Marcus Paul.  Romanticism and Marxism: the Philosophical Development of Literary Theory and Literary History in Walter Benjamin and Friedrich Schlegel.  New York: Peter Lang, 1987.
    • Caygill, Howard.  "Social and Technical Modernity: Benjamin."  Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy.  Ed. Simon Glendinning.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 1999.  471-479.
    • Caygill, Howard, Alex Coles, Andrzej Klimowski.  Introducing Walter Benjamin.  New York: Totem, 1998.
    • Caygill, Howard.  Walter Benjamin: the Colour of Experience.  London: Routledge, 1998.
    • Cohen, Margaret.  Profane Illumination: Walter Benjamin and the Paris of Surrealist Revolution.  Berkeley, CA: U of California P, 1993.
    • Comay, Rebecca.  "Benjamin."  A Companion to Continental PhilosophyEd. Simon Critchley and William R. SchroederOxford: Blackwell, 1998.  349-361.
    • Eagleton, Terry.  Walter Benjamin, or Towards a Revolutionary Criticism.  London: New Left Books, 1981.
    • Hanssen, Beatrice.  Walter Benjamin's Other History: of Stones, Animals, Human Beings, and Angels.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1998.
    • Harland, Richard.  "Marxism and Literary Theory (Engels, Lukacs, Benjamin, Brecht, Adorno)."  Literary Theory from Plato to Barthes.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1999.  137-145.
    • Jacobs, Carol.  In the Language of Walter Benjamin.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1999.
    • Jameson, Frederic.  "Walter Benjamin; or, Nostalgia."  Marxism and Form: Twentieth Century Dialectical Theories of Literature.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1971.  60-83.
    • Jennings, Michael W.  Dialectical Images: Walter Benjamin's Theory of Literary Criticism.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1987.
    • Kearney, Richard.  "Walter Benjamin."  Modern Movements in European Philosophy: Phenomenology, Critical Theory, Structuralism.  Manchester: Manchester UP, 1994.  151-168.
    • Leslie, Esther.  Walter Benjamin: Overpowering Conformism, London: Pluto, 2000.
    • Löwy, Michael.  Fire Alarm: Reading Walter Benjamin's 'On the Concept of History'.  London: Verso, 2006.
    • McCole, John.  Walter Benjamin and the Antinomies of Tradition.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1993.
    • Mehlman, Jeffrey.  Walter Benjamin for Children: an Essay on his Radio Years.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1993.
    • Missac, Pierre.  Walter Benjamin's Passages.  Trans. Shierry Weber Nicholsen.  Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1995.
    • Richter, Gerhard.  Walter Benjamin and the Corpus of Autobiography.  Detroit: Wayne State UP, 2000.
    • Roberts, Julian.  Walter Benjamin.  London: Macmillan, 1982.
    • Rochlitz, Rainer.  The Disenchantment of Art: the Philosophy of Walter Benjamin.  Trans. Jane Marie Todd.  London: Guilford, 1996.
    • Scholem, Gershom.  Walter Benjamin: the Story of a Friendship.  Trans. H. Zohn.  New York: Schocken, 1981.
    • Steiner, Uwe.  Walter Benjamin: an Introduction to his Work and Thought.  Trans. Michael Winkler.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2010.
    • Witte, Bernd.  Walter Benjamin: an Intellectual Biography.  Trans. J. Rolleston.  Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1991.
    • Wolin, Richard.  Walter Benjamin: an Aesthetic of Redemption.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1994.

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