On Revolution

In popular culture

  • The German film Hannah Arendt (2012) by director Margarethe von Trotta was based on a screenplay by Pamela Katz and the director; it focused on the era in Arendt's life when she reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann.
  • The Latin American Spanglish novel Yo-Yo Boing! (1998) by Giannina Braschi features a comic scene in which artists, poets, and philosophers debate Arendt’s theories, citing “The Owl of Minerva” and Buridan’s Ass.[20]
  • The Unemployed Philosophers Guild produces magnetic finger puppets of Arendt as a novelty toy; the puppet wears a beret and a mustache.

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