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Five Portraits

A non fiction book by

Five Portraits In "Five Portraits, "one of the most acute critical thinkers of our time presents essays on five of the most important writers of the past hundred years: Rainer Maria Rilke, Paul Celan, Robert Musil, Martin Heidegger, and Walter Benjamin. The result is a remarkable examination of a moment when these writers, caught between the dream of creating an abiding masterpiece and the reality of a brutal cu... Full description


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Hardback Editions

July 2000 : USA Hardback

Title: Five Portraits: Modernity and the Imagination in Twentieth-century German Writing (Rethinking Theory)
Author(s): Michael Andre Bernstein
ISBN: 0-8101-1774-6 / 978-0-8101-1774-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
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