ON WALTER BENJAMIN — Critical Essays and Recollections

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Edited by Gary Smith: On Walter Benjamin: Critical Essays and Recollections

Cambridge: MIT Press, 1988. Publishers hardcover with dustjacket. IX, (2), 400 pp. Jacket sunned (see photo) else very good clean copy
First edition. – Part of the series Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought.

Contents – [1.] Critical essays: Introduction to Benjamin’s Schriften (1955) / Theodor W. Adorno — Walter Benjamin’s city portraits (1962) / Peter Szondi — Propaedeutics of profane illumination (1971) / Hermann Schweppenha?user — Walter Benjamin and his angel (1972) / Gershom Scholem — Walter Benjamin: consciousness-raising or rescuing critique (1977) / Charles Rosen — Reflections on the chapter “Modernity” in Benjamin’s Baudelaire fragments (1979) / Hans Robert Jauss — Walter Benjamin and Franz Kafka: report on a constellation (1980) / Hans Mayer — Walter Benjamin: from rupture to shipwreck (1981) / Pierre Missac — Resentment begins at home: Nietzsche, Benjamin, and the university (1981) / Irving Wohlfarth — Dialectics at a standstill: approaches to the Passagen-werk (1982) / Rolf Tiedemann — Walter Benjamin’s theory of myth (1983) / Winfried Menninghaus — [2.] Recollections: Benjamin the letter-writer / Theodor W. Adorno — Recollections of Walter Benjamin / Ernst Bloch — Walter Benjamin in the interment camp / Hans Sahl — Benjamin in Ibiza / Jean Selz — Between Marx and Fourier / Pierre Klossowski. (#57050) DKK445.00

ON WALTER BENJAMIN — Critical Essays and Recollections