Philosophy and melancholy : Benjamin's early reflections on theater and language /

This book traces the concept of melancholy in Walter Benjamin's early writings. Rather than focusing on the overtly melancholic subject matter of Benjamin's work or the unhappy circumstances of his own fate, Ferber considers the concept's implications for his philosophy. Informed by H...

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Main Author: Ferber, Ilit.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2013.
Series:Cultural memory in the present.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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