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Adorno, Theodor W. 1903-1969

Works: 3,237 works in 11,315 publications in 14 languages and 178,618 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Terminology  History  Music 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Composer, Honoree, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Compiler, Dedicatee, zxx, Performer, Correspondent, Arranger, Collaborator, Collector, Singer, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Commentator
Classifications: B3199.A33, 193
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Dialectic of enlightenment : philosophical fragments by Max Horkheimer( Book )

271 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The Authoritarian personality by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

116 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1950
Aesthetic theory by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

242 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The culmination of a lifetime of aesthetic investigation, Aesthetic Theory is Adorno's major work, a defense of modernism that is paradoxical in its defense of illusion. In it, Adorno takes up the problem of art in a day when "it goes without saying that nothing concerning art goes without saying." In the course of his discussion, Adorno revisits such concepts as the sublime, the ugly, and the beautiful, demonstrating that concepts such as these are reservoirs of human experience. These experiences ultimately underlie aesthetics, for in Adorno's formulation "art is the sedimented history of human misery."
Negative dialectics by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

156 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first British paperback edition of this modern classic penned by one of the towering intellectuals of the twentieth century. Negative Dialectics is a vital weapon in making sense of modern times
Philosophy of modern music by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

151 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a reissue of the German philosopher's study of the aesthetics of twentieth-century classical music
The jargon of authenticity by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

138 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodor Adorno was no stranger to controversy. In The Jargon of Authenticity he gives full expression to his hostility to the language employed by certain existentialist thinkers such as Martin Heidegger. With his customary alertness to the uses and abuses of language, he calls into question the jargon, or 'aura', as his colleague Walter Benjamin described it, which clouded existentialists' thought. He argued that its use undermined the very message for meaning and liberation that it sought to make authentic. Moreover, such language - claiming to address the issue of freedom - signal
Introduction to the sociology of music by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

88 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecrits au début des années 1960, ces douze textes s'intéressent à déceler le contenu intrinsèquement social des oeuvres et des genres musicaux
Composing for the films by Hanns Eisler( Book )

88 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in German and English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, industrialised culture; and, in this respect, it has a particular importance to the whole area of Cultural Studies
Hegel : three studies by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

106 editions published between 1957 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noten zur Literatur by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

105 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Par une des principales figures de l'Ecole de Francfort. Une série d'articles, études et conférences, écrits entre 1943 et 1967, dans lesquels le penseur aborde le domaine littéraire comme philosophie et connaissance de la société. Parmi les oeuvres abordées citons celles de Balzac, Holderlin, Valéry, Proust, Beckett, Goethe, W. Benjamin. Autres sujets traités: "L'essai comme forme"; "L'art est-il gai?; L'engagement" (Sartre, Brecht, Kafka); "Le réalisme critique" (Lukàcs). Premier public concerné: les sociologues de la littérature et les littéraires. [SDM]
The Positivist dispute in German sociology by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

83 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prisms by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

37 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Essays on Veblen, Huxley, Benjamin, Bach, Proust, Schoenberg, Spengler, jazz, Kafka"--Jacket subtitle
In search of Wagner by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

53 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and German and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wagner's works are among the most controversial in the history of European music--because of their powerful aesthetic qualities and, in wider political terms, because of their eventual assimilation into the official culture of the Third Reich. This concise synoptic account by the most brilliant exponent of Frankfurt School Marxism subtly interweaves these artistic and ideological qualities. It provides deft musicological analyses of Wagner's scores and of his compositional techniques, orchestration and staging methods, quoting copiously from the music dramas themselves. At the same time it offers incisive reflections on Wagner's social character and the ideological impulses of his artistic activity [Publisher description]
The culture industry : selected essays on mass culture by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

46 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 standardised all art. In turn this suffocated individuality and destroyed critical thinking. At the time, Adorno was accused by his many detractors of everything from overreaction to deranged hysteria. 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
Minima Moralia : Reflexionen aus d. beschädigten Leben by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

131 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quasi una fantasia : essays on modern music by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

41 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection covers a wide range of topics, from a moving study of Bizetʹs Carmen to an entertainingly caustic exploration of the hierarchies of the auditorium. Especially significant is Adornoʹs "dialectical portrait" of Stravinsky, in which Adorno both reconsiders and refines his damning indictment of the composer in Philosophy on Modern Music. Throughout, Adorno is sustained by the conviction that music is supremely human because it is capable of communicating inhumanity while resisting it. His belief in the benevolent and transformative power of music reverberates throughout these writings. -- Publisher description
Problems of moral philosophy by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and German and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book is organized around an account of Kant's moral theory, and introduces most of the central topics of Adorno's far more difficult work Negative Dialectics. He examines concepts such as the primacy of practical reason, the relation between freedom and experience, and the desubstantialization of moral thought. These and other concepts are discussed in an accessible and entertaining style which is very different from the rest of Adorno's published work." "Problems of Moral Philosophy will be an important resource for scholars drawing on Adorno's thought, and its nature as a lecture course makes it a useful and accessible introduction for students to Adorno's ideas about moral philosophy. It will be of interest to those working in philosophy and in social and political thought."--BOOK JACKET
Critical models : interventions and catchwords by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between 1959 and his death ten years later, Adorno published fourteen paperback collections of his work, often combining revised and new essays - publications intended for an educated, politically and culturally influential audience. Two collections of those works are combined in this single volume - Interventions: Nine Critical Models (1963) and Catchwords: Critical Models II (1969). These books are passionate examples of Adorno's postwar commitment to unmasking the culture that engendered Nazism and its antihumanist nightmare
Adorno : the stars down to earth and other essays on the irrational in culture by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Theodor Adorno was one of the giants of twentieth-century thought. This volume presents four of his key writings on the irrational in mass culture : From Astrology to Fascism ; from anti-Semitism to to the Occult. The superb essay 'Stars down to Earth', an innovative and startling analysis of the astrology column in a Los Angeles newspaper, is followed by three shorter pieces which explore the dark side of modern culture and lead to profoundly disturbing conclusions ..."--Back cover
After Adorno : rethinking music sociology by Tia DeNora( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to how to do music sociology that argues for a reassessment of Adorno's work
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