GERM 340 - WALTER BENJAMIN
Long Title: WALTER BENJAMIN: AESTHETICS, HISTORY AND POLITICS
Department: *Classical & European Studies*
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: Benjamin has been celebrated as a revolutionary Marxist, a theologian of Jewish Messianism, and as an essayist and literary critic. The course offers an introduction to his writings by way situating them in the historical background of the Weimar Republic and the crises of European society on the eve of WWII. Taught in English. Cross-list: HUMA 340.