Adorno: A Critical Reader / Edition 1

Adorno: A Critical Reader / Edition 1

by Nigel C. Gibson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631212485

ISBN-13: 9780631212485

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Adorno: A Critical Reader presents a collection of new essays by many of the world's top critics that examine Adorno's lasting impact on the arts, politics, history, philosophy, psychoanalysis, and sociology.

Overview

Adorno: A Critical Reader presents a collection of new essays by many of the world's top critics that examine Adorno's lasting impact on the arts, politics, history, philosophy, psychoanalysis, and sociology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631212485
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Blackwell Critical Reader Series, #5
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.35(h) x 1.55(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: Adorno and the Autonomous Intellectual: Nigel Gibson and Andrew Rubin (both Columbia University).

Part I: Politics and Culture:.

1. Adorno in Reverse: From Hollywood to Richard Wagner: Andreas Huyssen (Columbia University).

2. Mass Culture as Hieroglyphic Writing: Adorno, Derrida, Kracauer: Miriam Hansen (University of Chicago).

3. Theodor W. Adorno and the Dialectics of Mass Culture: Douglas Kellner (University of California, Los Angeles).

4. Adorno's Politics: Russell Berman (Stanford University).

5. "Why were the Jews Sacrificed?": The Place of Antisemitism in Adorno and Horkheimer's Dialectic of Enlightenment: Anson Rabinbach (Princeton University).

6. Demythologizing the Authoritarian Personality: Reconnoitering Adorno's Retreat from Marx: Lou Turner (North Central College, Illinois).

7. The Adorno Files: Andrew Rubin (Columbia University).

Part II: Aesthetics:.

8. Adorno as Lateness Itself: Edward W. Said (Columbia University).

9. Immanent Critique, or Musical Stocktaking? Adorno and the Problem of Musical Analysis: Max Paddison (University of Durham).

10. Adorno and the New Musicology: Rose Rosengard Subotnik (Brown University).

Part III: Critical Theory and After:.

11. Rethinking an Old Saw: Dialectical Negativity, Utopia, and Negative Dialectic in Adorno's Hegelian Marxism: Nigel Gibson (Columbia University).

12. Hegel on Trial: Adorno's Critique of Philosophical Systems: Mauro Bozzetti (University of Urbino, Italy).

13. The Dialectic of Theory and Praxis: On Late Adorno: Henry W. Pickford.

14. Radical Art: Reflections after Adorno and Heidegger: Krzysztof Ziarek (University of Notre Dame).

15. Queerly Amiss: Sexuality and the Logic of Adorno's Dialectics: Jennifer Rycenga (San José State University).

16. "As though the end of the world had come and gone" or Allemal ist nicht immergleich – Critical Theory and the Task of Reading: Samuel Weber (University of California, Los Angeles).

Bibliography.

Index.

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