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The origin of German tragic drama

Walter Benjamin

The origin of German tragic drama

by Walter Benjamin

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Published by Schockenc1986. .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: "Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels". Revidierte Ausg. Frankfurt am Main : Suhrkamp, 1963.

Statement(by) Walter Benjamin ; translated (from the German) by John Osborne.
ContributionsOsborne, John, 1938-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20327144M
ISBN 100805270000
OCLC/WorldCa234220467

Origin of the German Trauerspiel was Walter Benjamin’s first full, historically oriented analysis of modernity. Readers of English know it as “The Origin of German Tragic Drama,” but in fact the subject is something else―the play of mourning. Buy the Paperback Book The Origin Of German Tragic Drama by Walter Benjamin at locopfl.com, Canada's largest bookstore. + Get Free Shipping on books over $25!

Dec 01,  · About the Book. Long considered to be an impenetrable, hermetic treatise, Walter Benjamin's The Origin of German Tragic Drama has rarely received the attention it deserves as a key text, central to a full understanding of his work. In this critically acclaimed study, distinguished Benjamin scholar Beatrice Hanssen unlocks the philosophical and ethical dimensions of his thought with great. Origin of the German Trauerspiel was Walter Benjamin’s first full, historically-oriented analysis of modernity. Readers of English knew it until last year under the title The Origin of German Tragic Drama, but in fact the subject is something else: the play of mourning.

Walter Benjamin. The Origin of German Tragic Drama. Translated by [first published John Osborne. London & New York: Verso, as Ursprunq des deutschen Trauerspiels, ; text from —25] Benjamin's "Epistemo—Critica1 Prologue" contains several ideas that are important for understanding both Adorno and Agamben texts, and that. Focusing on the 17th-century play of mourning, Walter Benjamin identifies allegory as the constitutive trope of modernity, bespeaking a haunted, bedeviled world of mutability and eternal transience. In this rigorous elegant translation, history as trauerspiel is the condition as well as subject of modern allegory in its inscription of the abyssal.


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Walter Benjamin is widely acknowledged as amongst the greatest literary critics of this century, and The Origin of German Tragic Drama is his most sustained and original work.

Indeed, Georg Lukacs—one of the most trenchant opponents of Benjamin’s aesthetics—singled out this work as one of the main sources of literary modernism in the twentieth century/5.

Walter Benjamin is widely acknowledged as amongst the greatest literary critics of this century, and The Origin of German Tragic Drama is his most sustained and original work. Indeed, Georg Lukacs—one of the most trenchant opponents of Benjamin’s aesthetics—singled out this work as one of the main sources of literary modernism in the twentieth century.5/5(5).

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"The Origin of German Tragic Drama begins with a general theoretical introduction on the nature of the baroque art of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, concentrating on the peculiar stage-form of royal martyr dramas called Trauerspiel.

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Jul 15,  · From its philosophical prologue, which offers a rare account of Benjamin’s early aesthetics, to its mind-wrenching meditation on allegory, The Origin of German Tragic Drama sparkles with early insights and the seeds of Benjamin’s later thought. Jun 09,  · Book Summary: The title of this book is The Origin of German Tragic Drama (Radical Thinkers) and it was written by Walter Benjamin, John Osborne (Translator), George Steiner (Introduction).

This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is Jun 09, and it has a suggested retail price of $Pages: Jun 09,  · From its philosophical prologue, which offers a rare account of Benjamin's early aesthetics, to its mind-wrenching meditation on allegory, The Origin of German Tragic Drama sparkles with early insights and the seeds of Benjamin's later thought.

show more/5(). About The Origin of German Tragic Drama. Cited by Lukács as a principal source of literary modernism, Walter Benjamin’s study of the baroque stage-form called Trauerspiel (literally, “mourning play”) is the most complete document of his prismatic literary and philosophical practice.

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Trent University Library locopfl.com: Later that year Benjamin and Bloch resided on the Italian island of Capri; Benjamin wrote Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels (The Origin of German Tragic Drama) as a habilitation dissertation meant to qualify him as a tenured university professor in locopfl.com: 20th-century philosophy.

Origin of the German Trauerspiel was Walter Benjamin's first full, historically oriented analysis of modernity. Readers of English know it as "The Origin of German Tragic Drama," but in fact the subject is something else--the play of mourning.

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The Origin of German Tragic Drama is generally acknowledged as Benjamin's most sustained and original work and as one of the main sources of literary modernism in the twentieth century. It begins with a general theoretical introductions on the nature of the baroque art of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, concentrating on the peculiar stage-form of royal martyr dramas called Trauerspiel.

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Translation of: Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels. Classifications Dewey Decimal Class / Library of Congress Cited by:. Description of the book "The Origin of German Tragic Drama": Cited by Lukacs as a principal source of literary modernism, Walter Benjamin's study of the baroque stage-form called Trauerspiel (literally, "mourning play") is the most complete document of his prismatic literary and philosophical practice.The Origin of German Tragic Drama begins with a general theoretical introduction on the nature of the baroque art of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, concentrating on the peculiar stage-form of the royal martyr dramas called Trauerspiel.

Benjamin also comments on the engravings of Durer, and the theatre of Shakespeare and Calderon.The Origin of German Tragic Drama (Trauerspiel) is an esoteric book. That is surely the immediate reason why first the Department of Germanic Studies and then the Department of Philosophy of Art of the University of Frankfurt rejected this study of seventeenth-century dramatists when it was presented to them as a thesis.