Esther Leslie is a lecturer in English and Humanities at Birkbeck College, London. She is the author of Walter Benjamin: Overpowering Conformism and sits on the editorial boards of Historical Materialism, Radical Philosophy and Revolutionary History.
Books by Esther Leslie
Thought to have been destroyed until recently discovered in Moscow's CPSU archives, this polemic by the 'philosopher of the October Revolution' was written in 1923 in response to Stalin's onslaught on his earlier History and Class Consciousness.More
Brings to light the links between animation, avant-garde art and modernist criticism.More
Dave Beech and John Roberts develop what they call a 'counter-intuitive' notion of the philistine, with insights on cultural division and exclusion.More
Leading intellectuals reimagine the city as a site of ceaseless change and motion.More
An absorbing selection of Walter Benjamin's personal manuscripts, images, and documents.More