Reading for April 2nd

Posted: March 29, 2018 in Readings

This essay, while longish and rather difficult, is nevertheless almost universally regarded as a brilliant and epoch-making masterpiece. Just do the best you can with it. I’ll answer as many questions as possible in class and on the blog.


Walter Benjamin
(1892 – 1940)
The Work of Art in The Age of Mechanical Reproduction (1936)


Snapshots of the Volkswagen Beetle Assembly Line


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