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Origin of the German Trauerspiel

Origin of the German Trauerspiel( )
Author: Benjamin, Walter
Eiland, Howard
ISBN:978-0-674-74424-0
Publication Date:May 2015
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $44.99
Book Description:

Focusing on the 17th-century play of mourning, Walter Benjamin identifies allegory as the constitutive trope of modernity, bespeaking a haunted, bedeviled world of mutability and eternal transience. In this rigorous elegant translation, history as trauerspiel is the condition as well as subject of modern allegory in its inscription of the abyssal.

Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Drama
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14 x 20.9 x 2.07 cm
Book Weight:0.41 Kilograms



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