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Benjaminian Puzzles. Side Notes to the New Edition of the «Trauerspielbuch»

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Starting from the new Italian edition of Walter Benjamin’s book on the German Baroque drama, the contribution underlines the crucial meaning of the singular physiological «and» historical anthropology – then historical-political –, outlined by the German philosopher and indicates its relevance when it will develop in a sense more properly referable to the lesson of historical materialism.


  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Caducity
  • Melancholy
  • Politics


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