By Erdmut Wizisla,Christine Shuttleworth
Erdmut Wizisla’s groundbreaking paintings explores the real friendship among Walter Benjamin, the acclaimed critic and literary theorist, and Bertolt Brecht, one of many 20th century’s such a lot influential playwrights, administrators and poets, throughout the an important interwar years. From the 1st assembly among Benjamin and Brecht to their reports in exile, the occasions during this friendship are illuminated via own correspondence, magazine entries, and notes—including formerly unpublished materi-als—from the buddies’ electrical discussions of shared tasks. Wizisla’s exam of the friendship among Benjamin and Brecht, artists on the top in their inventive powers in the course of a time of significant political situation, throws mild on approximately 20 years of ecu highbrow life.
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Benjamin and Brecht: The Story of a Friendship by Erdmut Wizisla,Christine Shuttleworth