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Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin

Correspondance Adorno/Benjamin : 1928-1940


Cette correspondance éclaire les rapports entre deux des plus importantes figures de la vie intellectuelle du XXe siècle. Elle comprend plus de cent lettres, qui vont de quelques lignes sur des questions matérielles à de grands échanges théoriques, auxquels la forme épistolaire donne une liberté et une immédiateté uniques. Avec en toile de fond la montée du nazisme et les difficultés de l'exil, on voit passer dans ces lettres quantité de figures marquantes de l'époque, de Brecht à Scholem, de Bloch à Kracauer. Les travaux d'Adorno sur la musique et sur Kierkegaard, les notions centrales chez Benjamin - l'aura, le messianisme, la relation entre l'ancien et le nouveau -, la lente élaboration de son grand ouvrage sur les Passages, toute cette activité intellectuelle se trouve ici exposée avec le charme qu'apportent les notations sur la vie quotidienne et l'amitié entre les êtres.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2006
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 416
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070319657
ISBN 10: 2070319652

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Correspondance Adorno/Benjamin : 1928-1940