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Melancholy & Redemption (in Benjamin and Rosenzweig)

The Origin of German Tragic Drama (1916, 1925) by Walter Benjamin and The Star of Redemption (1921) by Franz Rosenzweig are kissing cousins. The contents are isomorphic: Melancholy and the problem of history and tragic subjectivity fall all under the lights of … Continue reading

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