Allegories of Comparison: Benjamin and Hölderlin

david ferris event

TORCH Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation programme are hosting a lecture on 'Allegories of Comparison: Benjamin and Hölderlin' with speaker David Ferris (University of Colorado, Boulder). The talk will examine an excerpts from Hölderlin and Benjamin’s “Doctrine of the Similar” and his Goethe essay. Readings will be circulated beforehand. For further details, please contact Karolina Watroba:


Comparative Criticism and Translation

Contact name: Dr Eleni Philippou
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Audience: Open to all