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WALTER BENJAMIN

PROTOCOL IV: WALTER BENJAMIN: 29 September 1928. Saturday. Marseilles. Translated by Scott J. Thompson After long hesitation, took hashish at 7 o’clock in the evening. During the day I had been in Aix. I am taking down notes of what … Continue reading

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WALTER BENJAMIN

Paul Klee’s 1920 watercolor, Angelus Novus (once owned by Walter Benjamin and now part of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem collection). PROTOCOL I: HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FIRST HASHISH IMPRESSION [by Walter Benjamin:] Written 18 December [1927]. 3:30 a.m. Translated by Scott … Continue reading

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