Poetry Books by Theodor Adorno

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Philosophy of New Music Authors: Theodor W. Adorno
Publisher:
Published Date: 2006
Categories: Music
In 1947 Theodor Adorno, one of the seminal European philosophers of the postwar years, announced his return after exile in the US to a devastated Europe by writing 'Philosophy of New Music'. This translation emerges as an indispensable key to the whole of Adorno's illustrious and influential oeuvre.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Dialectic of Enlightenment Authors: Max Horkheimer, Theodor W. Adorno, Gunzelin Noeri
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Published Date: 2002
Categories: Social Science
This celebrated work is the keystone of the thought of the Frankfurt School. It is a wide-ranging philosophical and psychological critique of the Western categories of reason and nature, from Homer to Nietzsche.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Composing for the Films Authors: Theodor W. Adorno, Hanns Eisler
Publisher: A&C Black
Published Date: 2005-01-01
Categories: Social Science
This classic account of the nature of film music aesthetics was first published in 1947. Its value comes from a unique combination of talents and experience enjoyed by the book's authors. Eisler's time at Hollywood gave him a particular insight on the technical questions which arise for composers when music is used in the production of films, while Adorno was able to contribute on wide aesthetic and sociological matters as well as specifically musical questions. Above all, the authors envisaged the book as a contribution to the study of modern, industrialized culture; and, in this respect, it has a particular importance to the whole area of cultural studies. With an introduction by Graham McCann.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book In Search of Wagner Authors: Theodor W. Adorno
Publisher: Verso Trade
Published Date: 2009
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
The most brilliant exponent of Frankfurt School Marxism subtly interweaves aesthetics and ideology in this probing analysis of the controversial composer's oeuvre.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Negative Dialectics Authors: Theodor Adorno
Publisher: Routledge
Published Date: 2003-12-16
Categories: Social Science
This is the first British paperback edition of this modern classic written by one of the towering intellectual of the twentieth century. Theodor Adorno (1903-69) was a leading member of the Frankfurt School. His books include The Jargon of Authenticity, Dialectic of Enlightenment (with Max Horkheimer), and Aesthetic Theory

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book The Complete Correspondence 1928 - 1940 Authors: Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Published Date: 2018-03-14
Categories: Philosophy
The surviving correspondence between Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno. This is the first time all of the surviving correspondence between Adorno and Benjamin has appeared in English. Provides a key to the personalities and projects of these two major intellectual figures. Offers a compelling insight into the cultural politics of the period, at a time of social and political upheaval. An invaluable resource for all students of the work of Adorno and especially of Benjamin, extensively annotated and cross-referenced.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Aesthetic Theory Authors: Theodor W. Adorno
Publisher: A&C Black
Published Date: 2004-12-14
Categories: Philosophy
The most important aesthetics of the century, this is a long-awaited work, the culmination of a lifetime's investigation. Among the twelve major sections are Art, Society, Aesthetics; the Categories of the Ugly, the Beautiful, the Technics; Natural Beauty; Coherence and Subject-Object; Towards a Theory of the Artwork.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Minima Moralia Authors: Theodor W. Adorno
Publisher: Verso
Published Date: 2005
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
A reflection on everyday existence in the 'sphere of consumption of late Capitalism', this work is Adorno's literary and philosophical masterpiece.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Aesthetics and Politics Authors: Walter Benjamin, Theodor W. Adorno, Ernst Bloch, Bertolt Brecht, Georg Lukacs
Publisher: Verso
Published Date: 2020-10-13
Categories: Philosophy
An intense and lively debate on literature and art between thinkers who became some of the great figures of twentieth-century philosophy and literature. With an afterword by Fredric Jameson No other country and no other period has produced a tradition of major aesthetic debate to compare with that which unfolded in German culture from the 1930s to the 1950s. In Aesthetics and Politics the key texts of the great Marxist controversies over literature and art during these years are assembled in a single volume. They do not form a disparate collection but a continuous, interlinked debate between thinkers who have become giants of twentieth-century intellectual history.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book The Culture Industry Authors: Theodor W Adorno
Publisher: Routledge
Published Date: 2020-07-24
Categories: Social Science
The creation of the Frankfurt School of critical theory in the 1920s saw the birth of some of the most exciting and challenging writings of the twentieth century. It is out of this background that the great critic Theodor Adorno emerged. His finest essays are collected here, offering the reader unparalleled insights into Adorno's thoughts on culture. He argued that the culture industry commodified and standardized all art. In turn this suffocated individuality and destroyed critical thinking. At the time, Adorno was accused of everything from overreaction to deranged hysteria by his many detractors. In today's world, where even the least cynical of consumers is aware of the influence of the media, Adorno's work takes on a more immediate significance. The Culture Industry is an unrivalled indictment of the banality of mass culture.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Adorno Authors: Theodor Adorno
Publisher: Routledge
Published Date: 2002-09-11
Categories: Social Science
A collection of key articles on the irrational in mass culture, relevant to the understanding of phenomena such as astrology and New Age cults, the power of neo-fascist propaganda and the psychological basis of popular culture, showing Theodor Adorno at his brilliant and maddening best.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Beethoven Authors: Theodor W. Adorno
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Published Date: 2018-03-13
Categories: Social Science
Beethoven is a classic study of the composer's music, written by one of the most important thinkers of our time. Throughout his life, Adorno wrote extensive notes, essay fragments and aides-memoires on the subject of Beethoven's music. This book brings together all of Beethoven's music in relation to the society in which he lived. Adorno identifies three periods in Beethoven's work, arguing that the thematic unity of the first and second periods begins to break down in the third. Adorno follows this progressive disintegration of organic unity in the classical music of Beethoven and his contemporaries, linking it with the rationality and monopolistic nature of modern society. Beethoven will be welcomed by students and researchers in a wide range of disciplines - philosophy, sociology, music and history - and by anyone interested in the life of the composer.

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Prisms Authors: Theodor W. Adorno
Publisher: MIT Press
Published Date: 1983
Categories: Philosophy
The eminent critic and scholar analyzes a wide range of topics, including Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, jazz, the music of Bach, and museums

Theodor Adorno Books, Theodor Adorno poetry book Aesthetic Theory Authors: Theodor W. Adorno
Publisher: A&C Black
Published Date: 2013-10-14
Categories: Philosophy
Theodor Adorno (1903-69) was undoubtedly the foremost thinker of the Frankfurt School, the influential group of German thinkers that fled to the US in the 1930s, including such thinkers as Herbert Marcuse and Max Horkheimer. His work has proved enormously influential in sociology, philosophy and cultural theory. Aesthetic Theory is Adorno's posthumous magnum opus and the culmination of a lifetime's investigation. Analysing the sublime, the ugly and the beautiful, Adorno shows how such concepts frame and distil human experience and that it is human experience that ultimately underlies aesthetics. In Adorno's formulation 'art is the sedimented history of human misery'.



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