Reappraisals: Shifting Alignments in Postwar Critical Theory

Reappraisals: Shifting Alignments in Postwar Critical Theory

by Peter Hohendahl
     
 

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Reappraisals is a provocative account of the development of modern Critical Theory in Germany and the United States. Focusing on the period since World War II, Peter Uwe Hohendahl presents six essays—two previously unavailable in English and all revised for book publication—exploring key debates on the function of Critical Theory, and illuminating the

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Reappraisals is a provocative account of the development of modern Critical Theory in Germany and the United States. Focusing on the period since World War II, Peter Uwe Hohendahl presents six essays—two previously unavailable in English and all revised for book publication—exploring key debates on the function of Critical Theory, and illuminating the diverse positions and alliances among the participants.

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Bringing together six essays--two previously unavailable in English and all revised for book publication--as well as new introductory and concluding chapters, Hohendahl (German and comparative literature, Cornell U.) presents a provocative account of the development of modern critical theory in Germany and the US, focusing on the period since WWII. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780801497063
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
08/20/1991
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 5.51(h) x (d)

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