FOURIER, BENJAMIN & The Arcades
Originally tweeted by Camilla Howalt (@CamillaHowalt) on August 26, 2022.
did not want to fit into any #drawer or #philosophical school, his work remained #unfinished - and yet he is one of the most influential #thinkers of the 20th century, intellectuals such as #Adorno and #Kracauer admired him as a (...)
Benjamin's childhood in the #familyofArtDealer, the student years in Freiburg and Berlin, where the stimulating friendship with #GershomScholem began, and the changing relationship with the #FrankfurtSchool. Benjamin #traveledtoMoscow, where he cautiously approached the commu
in exile in Paris, he discussed with #HannahArendt and worked on the large “#Passagen-#Werk”, which remained a #fragment. In 1940 he fled from the danger of being extradited to Germany to Portbou in Spain, where he took his own life – an end mysterious, like much of Benjamin's
Originally tweeted by birgit matter (@matter_birgit) on August 26, 2022.