LIBRARY WINDOW 4 | Walter Benjamin | September—November 2015

WALTER BENJAMIN

1892  – 1940

 

The German philosopher and essayist of Jewish descent, member of the Frankfurt School. He dealt mainly with aesthetics and the possition of arts in the modern world. Influenced at neomarksistično aesthetics, theory of mass culture and contemporary art theory.

 

In 1933 he emigrated to France. In 1940, committed suicide near Spanish-French border for fear of extradition.

 

MG+MSUM Library keeps the collected works of Walter Benjamin in English translations, which were written over a long period from 1913 to 1940, extensive biographical monograph book about Benjamin's personal archives and the range of other referential books.

 

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Publications by W. Benjamin available at the MG+MSUM Library:

  1. BENJAMIN, Walter
    Estetički ogledi / Walter Benjamin ; izbor, predgovor i redaktura Viktor Žmegač ; prevele Truda Stamać, Snješka Knežević. - Zagreb : Školska knjiga, 1986. - 211 str. ; 21 cm. - (Biblioteka Suvremena misao)
    Prevod dela: Gesammelte Schriften, 1972-1982. - Bibliografija na dnu strani in biobibliografija: str. 205-207. - Kazalo
    COBISS.SI-ID 19903744
  2. BENJAMIN, Walter
    The correspondence of Walter Benjamin : 1910-1940 / edited and annotated by Gershom Scholem and Theodor W. Adorno ; translated by Manfred R. Jacobson and Evelyn M. Jacobson. - Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 1994. - XXII, 651 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
    Prevod dela: Briefe 1, 1910-1928 und Briefe 2, 1929-1940. - Kazalo
    ISBN 0-226-04237-5 (trda vezava)
    COBISS.SI-ID 778735
  3. BRODERSEN, Momme
    Walter Benjamin : a biography / Momme Brodersen ; translated by Malcolm R. Green and Ingrida Ligers ; edited by Martina Derviş. - London ; New York : Verso, 1996. - XVI, 334 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
    Prevod dela: Spinne im eigenen Netz : Walter Benjamin : Leben und Werk. -.Selected bibliography: str. 315-319. - Kazalo
    ISBN 1-85984-967-9
    COBISS.SI-ID 778479
  4. BENJAMIN, Walter
    One-way street and other writings / Walter Benjamin ; translated by Edmund Jephcott and Kingsley Shorter. - London ; New York : Verso, 1997. - 392 str. ; 22 cm
    Vsi prevedeni teksti so iz dela: Gesammelte Schriften. - Introduction / Susan Sontag: str. 7-28. - Bibliografija: str. 387-388. - Kazalo
    ISBN 1-85984-197-X
    COBISS.SI-ID 12324411
  5. BENJAMIN, Walter
    Selected writings. Vol. 1, 1913-1926 / Walter Benjamin ; edited by Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings. - 6. ponatis. - Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004. - VII, 520 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm
    Prevod dela: Gesammelte Schriften. - Kronologija 1892-1926: str. 490-515. - Kazalo
    ISBN 0-674-94585-9 (trda vezava)
    ISBN 0-674-01355-7 (broš.)
    COBISS.SI-ID 5809197
  6. BENJAMIN, Walter
    Selected writings. Vol. 2. Pt. 1, 1927-1930 / Walter Benjamin ; edited by Michael W. Jennings, Howard Eiland, and Gary Smith ; translated by Rodney Livingstone and others. - 1st pbk. ed. - Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005. - VII, 410 str., [52] str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm
    Prevod dela: Gesammelte Schriften. - Kronologija 1827-1934. - Kazalo
    ISBN 0-674-01588-6 (broš.)
    COBISS.SI-ID 778991
  7. BENJAMIN, Walter
    Selected writings. Vol. 2. Pt. 2, 1931-1934 / Walter Benjamin ; edited by Michael W. Jennings, Howard Eiland, and Gary Smith ; translated by Rodney Livingstone and others. - Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005. - VII, 413-870 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
    Prevod dela: Gesammelte Schriften. - Kronologija 1927-1934: str. 823-856. - Kazalo
    ISBN 0-674-01746-3 (broš.)
    COBISS.SI-ID 1232781
  8. BENJAMIN, Walter
    Selected writings. Vol. 3, 1935-1938 / Walter Benjamin ; edited by Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings ; translated by Edmund Jephcott, Howard Eiland and others. - Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2002. - VI, 462 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
    Kronologija 1935-1938: str. 417-447. - Prevod dela: Gesammelte Schriften. - Kazalo
    ISBN 0-674-00896-0 (trda vezava)
    COBISS.SI-ID 780015
  9. BENJAMIN, Walter
    Selected writings. Vol. 4, 1938-1940 / Walter Benjamin ; edited by Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings ; translated by Edmund Jephcott and others. - Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003. - VI, 477 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
    Kronologija 1938-1940: str. 427-447. - List of writings in volumes 1-4: str. 448-463. - Prevod dela: Gesammelte Schriften. - Kazalo
    ISBN 0-674-01076-0 (trda vezava)
    COBISS.SI-ID 780271
  10. BENJAMIN, Walter
    Enosmerna ulica / Walter Benjamin ; prevedel Slavo Šerc. - Ljubljana : Študentska založba, 2002 (Ljubljana : Pleško). - 127 str. ; 20 cm. - (Knjižna zbirka Koda)
    Prevod dela: Einbahnstraße. - V notranjem svetu / Dušan Šarotar: str. [101]-110. - Marginalije o življenju in delu Walterja Benjamina / Slavo Šerc: str. [111]-127
    ISBN 961-6356-34-8
    COBISS.SI-ID 117760256
  11. BENJAMIN, Walter
    Izbrani spisi / Walter Benjamin ; [prevedli Frane Jerman ... [et al.] ; spremna beseda Bratko Bibič in Lev Kreft]. - 2. natis. - Ljubljana : Studia humanitatis, 2003 (Medvode : Fleks). - 240 str. : ilustr. ; 20 cm. - (Studia humanitatis)
    Prevod del: Trauerspiel und Tragödie ; Die Bedeutung der Sprache in Trauerspiel und Tragödie ; Über Sprache überhaupt und über die Sprache des Menschen ; Allegorie und Trauerspiel ; Zum Bilde Prousts ; Kleine Geschichte der Photographie ; Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit ; Der Flaneur ; Über den Begriff der Geschichte. - Mračna teorija in presojno upanje / Bratko Bibič, Lev Kreft: str. 227-240. - Bibliografija z opombami na dnu str.
    ISBN 961-6262-10-6
    COBISS.SI-ID 126412800
  12. BENJAMIN, Walter
    Walter Benjamin's archive : images, texts, signs / edited by Ursula Marx ... [et al.] ; translated by Esther Leslie. - London ; New York : Verso, cop. 2007. - 310 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
    Prevod dela: Walter Benjamins Archive : Bilder, Texte und Zeichen. - Bibliografija: str. 309-310. -
    ISBN 978-1-84467-196-0 (trda vezava)
    COBISS.SI-ID 73455

 

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Publications W. Benjamina available at the MG+MSUM Library with contributions of W. Benjamin:

  1. ART after modernism : rethinking representation / edited and with an introduction by Brian Wallis ; foreword by Marcia Tucker. - New York : The New Museum of Contemporary Art ; Boston : D.R. Godine, 1988. - XVIII, 461 str. : ilustr., fotogr. ; 24 cm. - (Documentary sources in contemporary art)
    Bibliografija: str. 435-445. - Kazalo
    ISBN 0-87923-563-2 (hbk)
    ISBN 0-87923-564-0 (pbk)
    COBISS.SI-ID 513775
  2. ART in modern culture : an anthology of critical texts / edited by Francis Frascina and Jonathan Harris. - London : Phaidon, 1992. - 341 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm. - (An Open University set book)
    Opombe z bibliografijo na koncu nekaterih prispevkov. - Kazalo
    ISBN 0-7148-2840-8
    COBISS.SI-ID 564078
  3. CADAVA, Eduardo
    Words of light : theses on the photography of history / Eduardo Cadava. - Princeton (N.J.) ; Chichester : Princeton University Press, cop. 1997. - XXX, 173 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
    Bibliografija: str. 157-167. - Kazalo
    ISBN 0-691-00268-1
    COBISS.SI-ID 1299054
  4. LAND and environmental art / [edited by Jeffrey Kastner ; survey by Brian Wallis]. - London : Phaidon, 1998. - 304 str. : ilustr., fotogr. ; 30 cm. - (Themes and movements)
    Bibliografija: str. 298-300. - Kazalo
    ISBN 0-7148-3514-5
    COBISS.SI-ID 810372
  5. The VIENNA school reader : politics and art historical method in the 1930s / edited by Christopher S. Wood. - New York : Zone Books, 2000. - 485 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm. - Bibliografija: str. 73-81
    ISBN 1-890951-14-5 (trda vezava)
    COBISS.SI-ID 45571329
  6. The PHOTOGRAPHY reader / edited by Liz Wells. - London ; New York : Routledge, 2003. - XXII, 466 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm.- Opombe z bibliografijo ob posameznem prispevku. - Kazalo.
    ISBN 0-415-24661-X (pbk)
    COBISS.SI-ID 1289819
  7. ECSTASY : in and about altered states / organized by Paul Schimmel with Gloria Sutton ; edited by Lisa Mark ; essays by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev ... [et al.]. - Los Angeles : The Museum of Contemporary Art, cop. 2005. - 252 str. : ilustr. ; 28 cm
    ISBN 0-914357-91-3
    COBISS.SI-ID 1640304
  8. The ARCHIVE / [edited by Charles Merewether]. - London : Whitechapel ; Cambridge (Mass.) : The MIT Press, cop. 2006. - 207 str. ; 21 cm. - (Documents of contemporary art)
    Urednik naveden na vzpor. nasl. str. - Bibliografija: str. 197-201. - Kazalo.
    ISBN 978-0-262-63338-3 (The MIT Press)
    ISBN 978-0-85488-148-2 (Whitechapel)
    COBISS.SI-ID 83183
  9. COLOUR / [edited by David Batchelor]. - London : Whitechapel Gallery ; Cambridge (Mass.) : The MIT Press, cop. 2008. - 238 str. ; 21 cm. - (Documents of contemporary art)
    Urednik naveden na vzpor. nasl. str. - Opombe z bibliografijo na koncu posameznih prispevkov. - Kazalo.
    ISBN 978-0-262-52481-0 (The MIT Press)
    ISBN 978-0-85488-160-4 (Whitechapel Gallery)
    COBISS.SI-ID 2517358
  10. BRECHT, Bertolt
    Zgodbe gospoda Keunerja ; Me-ti. Knjiga obratov / Bertolt Brecht. Poskusi o Brechtu / Walter Benjamin ; [prevod vseh del Amalija Maček]. - Ljubljana : Studia humanitatis, 2009 ([Ljubljana] : Studio print). - 354 str. ; 20 cm. - (Studia humanitatis)
    Prevodi del: 1. Geschichten vom Herrn Keuner ; 2. Me-ti. Buch der Wendungen. 3. Versuche über Brecht
    ISBN 978-961-6798-02-0
    COBISS.SI-ID 248025088
  11. RUINS / [edited by Brian Dillon]. - London : Whitechapel Gallery ; Cambridge (Mass.) : The MIT Press, 2011. - 237 str. ; 21 cm. - (Documents of contemporary art)
    Bibliografija: str. 228-231. - Kazalo
    ISBN 978-0-262-51637-2 (The MIT Press)
    ISBN 978-0-85488-193-2 (Whitechapel Gallery)
    COBISS.SI-ID 446703
  12. ESTETIKA in politika / Adorno ... [et al.] ; [prevod Jaša Drnovšek, Rok Benčin ; spremna beseda Rok Benčin]. - Ljubljana : Studia humanitatis, 2013 ([Ljubljana] : Studio print). - 308 str. ; 20 cm. - (Studia humanitatis)
    Prevod dela: Aesthetics and politics. - Reprezentacija, formalizacija, produkcija / Rok Benčin: str. 279-297. - Vsebuje tudi ponatise besedil v prevodu Slava Šerca, Toma Virka in Amalije Maček. - Bibliografija: str. 299-304. – Kazalo
    ISBN 978-961-6798-39-6 
    COBISS.SI-ID 269769728

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