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User Review  - drenglish - LibraryThing

The Arcades is an impossible project: impossible to write, impossible in any ordinary sense to read. The impossibility, for Benjamin, seems to have been the point. For the reader, it makes the Arcades a kind of paradoxical or negative key to the rest of Benjamin's work. Read full review


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A heavy book, to say the least, from one of the exiting century's greatest thinkers, Walter Benjamin (Selected Writings, Vol. I: 1913-1926, 1996, etc.). Heavy because of its 960 pages, and heavy ... Read full review

The arcades project

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

The Arcades Project, which Benjamin worked on for 13 years before his death, was an attempt to capture the reality that he believed underlay the political, economic, and technological world of the ... Read full review

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The most important book ever.

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User Review  - SamKelly - LibraryThing

Proto-hypertext with the flaneur as the modern day idling web surfer. Prescient and beautiful. Read full review

Review: The Arcades Project

User Review  - Onny Wiranda - Goodreads

Read some parts of this book in the internet. Read full review

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