This is a review essay of the book Radio Benjamin (2014), edited by Lecia Rosenthal whose makes available, for the first time to English-speaking readers a significant selection of the Benjamin broadcasts for the German radio between 1927 and 1933. The review focuses on Benjamin's style of addressing children through the new medium of the radio and judges positively Rosenthal's work in shedding light on the link between childhood and a different mode of critical thought in Benjamin’s oeuvre.

Happiness in Voice Land: Walter Benjamin's Radio Broadcasts

Mena Mitrano
2015

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This is a review essay of the book Radio Benjamin (2014), edited by Lecia Rosenthal whose makes available, for the first time to English-speaking readers a significant selection of the Benjamin broadcasts for the German radio between 1927 and 1933. The review focuses on Benjamin's style of addressing children through the new medium of the radio and judges positively Rosenthal's work in shedding light on the link between childhood and a different mode of critical thought in Benjamin’s oeuvre.
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