Abstract

This essay engages with the essay as a hybrid form of life writing in which Wystan Hugh Auden and Walter Benjamin reconfi gure their understanding of the signifi cance of the human face. Invaded by history, Benjamin responds with a new faceless vision. Auden, for his part, defends his European faces as a defense from chimerical publics.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1529-1456
Print ISSN
0162-4962
Pages
pp. 333-349
Launched on MUSE
2010-09-12
Open Access
No
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