The Arcades Project

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1940 Walter Benjamin

The Passagenwerk or Arcades Project was an unfinished lifelong project of philosopher Walter Benjamin, an enormous collection of writings on the city life of Paris in the 19th century, especially concerned with the iron-and-glass covered “arcades” (known in French as Passages couverts de Paris). Benjamin’s Project, which many scholars[who?] believe might have become one of the great texts of 20th-century cultural criticism, was never completed due to his death under uncertain circumstances on the French-Spa