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“When trying to acquire insight into a person a person’s private, subjective existence, it is good to start with topography. As Susan Sontag says of Walter Benjamin’s approach in One Way Street “Reminiscences of self are reminiscences of a place and how he positions himself in it, navigates around it (1979: 10)” | More Information




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