The Arcades Project - Chapter 11, Bohemians Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, Bohemians Summary and Analysis

Another of the important concepts of modern Europe is the bohemian. Walter Benjamin distinguishes two generations of these. The bohemians are actually intellectuals. The author does not often provide a discussion of the changes in education that came along with other changes in the culture. However, this crops up every now and then during the text. In this case, the bohemians are characterized in part by their level of education. These are educated people. Walter Benjamin has also advised readers to take care to see how the greater access to education is influencing the culture. So far, the presence of it has not been used to explain much of the nation's success. He has addressed lower classes of people, in the main, and corrected possible errors of the higher classes or the naive - as in when he pointed...

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