Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature Series)

Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature Series)

by Theodor W. Adorno Adorno
     
 

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Perhaps the most important aesthetics of the twentieth century appears here newly translated, in English that is for the first time faithful to the intricately demanding language of the original German. The culmination of a lifetime of aesthetic investigation, Aesthetic Theory is Theodor W. Adorno's magnum opus, the clarifying lens through which the whole of his work…  See more details below

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Perhaps the most important aesthetics of the twentieth century appears here newly translated, in English that is for the first time faithful to the intricately demanding language of the original German. The culmination of a lifetime of aesthetic investigation, Aesthetic Theory is Theodor W. Adorno's magnum opus, the clarifying lens through which the whole of his work is best viewed, providing a framework within which his other major writings cohere.

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One of the most important philosophical works -- and perhaps the most important study of aesthetics -- of the 20th century.

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ISBN-13:
9780816618002
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Theory and History of Literature Series, #88
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
526,964
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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