Adorno: A Critical Reader / Edition 1by Nigel C. Gibson
Pub. Date: 12/28/2001
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. See more details below
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.
Table of Contents
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).
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