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The Storm Called Progress

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by
Marc Tracy
December 28, 2010

Contributing editor and poetry columnist David Kaufmann finds himself slightly farther afield today in Tablet Magazine: His subject is the great, unclassifialbe Weimar-era German-Jewish writer Walter Benjamin. The myriad interpretations and uses for Benjamin are partly due to Benjamin’s own cryptic, esoteric style, Kaufmann appreciates: “He reminds people of what they might think.”

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.

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