The history of Berlin wall

Walls in people’s heads are sometimes more constricting than those of concrete and steel.’ A quote by Willy Brandt, the mayor of West Berlin. The Berlin Wall would create not only a border between East and West Berlin but also emphasize the understanding between the Allies that the Soviets would assert dominance over its eastern … Read more

The history of Berlin wall

Walls in people’s heads are sometimes more constricting than those of concrete and steel.’ A quote by Willy Brandt, the mayor of West Berlin. The Berlin Wall would create not only a border between East and West Berlin but also emphasize the understanding between the Allies that the Soviets would assert dominance over its eastern … Read more

A Depiction Of Berlin In Robert Walser’s “Berlin Stories” and Walter Benjamin’s “Berlin Childhood Around 1900”

Robert Walser’s “Berlin Stories” is a collection of vignettes that track his observation during his jaunts through the city. Walter Benjamin’s “Berlin Childhood Around 1900” is an attempt by Benjamin to recollect his urban childhood as an adult in exile. They both write about Berlin at the turn of the century but are able to … Read more