Monday, June 28, 2010

Essay: "Unpacking My Library." Walter Benjamin.

Review: Thoughts while unpacking his books by a book collector, with memories of where he acquired the books, where he lived with them and where he read them.

Quote: “Not that they [the books] came alive in him; it is he who lives in them.”

The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present. Ed. Phillip Lopate. New York: Anchor Books. A Division of Random House, Inc. 1995.

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