Walter Benjamin's legacy
In this video Esther Leslie and Stuart Jeffries discuss the life and legacy of Walter Benjamin.
To celebrate Verso’s new edition of The Storyteller by Walter Benjamin, Esther Leslie (writer and translator of many books including The Storyteller, and Professor of Political Aesthetics at Birkbeck, London) and Stuart Jeffries (journalist and author of many books including Grand Hotel Abyss) discuss the life and legacy of Walter Benjamin.
From his relationship with the other members of the Frankfurt School, to his approach to storytelling, do not miss this fascinating and wide-ranging discussion of one of Western Marxism's most important philosophers.
The Storyteller: Tales out of Loneliness by Walter Benjamin is out now in a new edition.
See all our Walter Benjamin reading here and below.