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a reminder

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From the section of Verso’s Aesthetics and Politics that deals with Benjamin’s notes on conversations with Brecht:

24 July 1934. On a beam which supports the ceiling of Brecht’s study are painted the words: ‘Truth is concrete.’ On a window-sill stands a small wooden donkey which can nod its head. Brecht has hung a little sign round its neck on which he has written: ‘Even I must understand it.’

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January 25, 2007 at 1:16 am

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