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Walter Benjamin for children

an essay on his radio years

by Jeffrey Mehlman

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany,
  • Frankfurt am Main
    • Subjects:
    • Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Radio programs for children -- Germany -- Frankfurt am Main -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-114) and index.

      StatementJeffrey Mehlman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT2603.E455 Z734 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination117 p. ;
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1724790M
      ISBN 100226518655
      LC Control Number92028496

      Walter Benjamin, “the intractability of whose major texts has long been the stuff of literary legend,” would seem to have been singularly unsuited to the role of “children’s author.”. Get this from a library! Walter Benjamin for children: an essay on his radio years. [Jeffrey Mehlman; Mazal Holocaust Collection.] -- In light of the legendary difficulty of Walter Benjamin's works, it is a strange and intriguing fact that from to the great critic and cultural theorist wrote - and broadcast - numerous.

        Walter Benjamin spent 13 years preparing a “dialectic fairy tale” that would tell the story of the nineteenth century, by definition an impossible piece that redeemed other types of intellectual endeavors. Over the past few years, the work of Walter Benjamin has been enthusiastically rescued in several intellectual spheres. Walter Benjamin: A Critical Life With intense wanderlust, Benjamin turned to an itinerant existence as he penned thousands of essays, reviews, and books. 11/11/

        Walter Benjamin. Walter Benjamin () was a philosopher, translator and critic. Born in Berlin into a prosperous Jewish family, he made a precarious living as a literary journalist, championing the drama of Bertolt Brecht and translating the work of . About Radio Benjamin. Walter Benjamin was fascinated by the impact of new technology on culture, an interest that extended beyond his renowned critical essays. From to ’33, he wrote and presented something in the region of eighty broadcasts using the new medium of radio.


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This slim but exciting little book has to do, first of all with some 30 broadcasts that Walter Benjamin prepared and delivered for German Radio between specifically for children, maybe or so, each consisting of a 20 minute talk or monologue.

Walter Benjamin for Children by Jeffrey Mehlman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Walter Bendix Schonflies Benjamin ( -- ) was a German-Jewish Marxist literary critic, essayist, translator, and philosopher. He was at times associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory and was also greatly inspired by the Marxism of Bertolt Brecht and Jewish mysticism as presented by Gershom Scholem.

Early life and education. Benjamin and his younger siblings, Georg (–) and Dora (–), were born to a wealthy business family of assimilated Ashkenazi Jews in the Berlin of the German Empire (–). The patriarch of Walter Benjamin's family, Emil Benjamin, was a banker in Paris who had relocated from France to Germany, where he worked as an.

Walter Benjamin was fascinated by the impact of new technology on culture, an interest that extended beyond his renowned critical essays. His celebrated “Enlightenment for Children” youth programs, his plays, readings, book reviews, and fiction reveal Benjamin in a creative, rather than critical, mode.

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When I was in grad school, getting ready to write my dissertation, I read a lot of Walter Benjamin’s literary criticism, particularly what he wrote about children’s literature and toys.

Benjamin was a prolific writer, cultural critic and philosopher. Walter Benjamin for Children: An Essay on his Radio Years [Jeffrey Mehlman]. In light of the legendary difficulty of Walter Benjamin's works, it is a strange and intriguing fact that from to the great critic and cultural theorist wrote—and.

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Walter Benjamin’s most popular book is The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Rep. This first volume shows that even as a young man Walter Benjamin possessed astonishing intellectual range and depth.

His topics here include poetry and fiction, drama, philosophy, history, religion, love, violence, morality, mythology, painting, and much more. He is as compelling and insightful when musing on riddles or children's books as he is when dealing with weightier.

A complex and brilliant writer, Walter Benjamin died fleeing the Nazis before he could complete his final project.

At last the fragments of that book have been translated into English. JM Coetzee. Books blog Walter Benjamin’s legacy, 75 years on.

Now seen as one of the founding fathers of Critical Theory, his apparent suicide on 26 September was a ‘tragedy of misunderstanding’. Of course, the next book one would like to continue from this specific surviving Benjamin work is Walter Benjamin for Children: An Essay on his Radio Years.

Just imagine how the listener, especially in this case Berlin (and German) children are exposed to the broad knowledge of the world by listening to a minutes radio broadcast.4/5(7).Walter Benjamin (–) was a German-Jewish Marxist literary critic, essayist, translator, and philosopher.

He was at times associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory and was also greatly inspired by the Marxism of Bertolt Brecht and Jewish mysticism as presented by Gershom Scholem.Image by Walter Benjamin Archiv, via Wikimedia Commons Many novelists and poets—from Oscar Wilde to Neil Gaiman—have excelled at reaching adults as well as kids, but it’s incredibly rare to find an academic who can do so.

Two of the few exceptions that come to .