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Adorno, Theodor W. 1903-1969

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The Authoritarian personality by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

119 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Jewish Committee. Social studies series, publication no. 3. Bibliography: p. 977-982
Philosophy of modern music by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

213 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1947 Theodor Adorno, one of the seminal European philosophers of the postwar years, announced his return after exile in the United States to a devastated Europe by writing Philosophy of New Music. Intensely polemical from its first publication, every aspect of this work was met with extreme reactions, from stark dismissal to outrage. Even Schoenberg reviled it." "Despite the controversy, Philosophy of New Music became highly regarded and widely read among musicians, scholars, and social philosophers. Marking a major turning point in his musicological philosophy, Adorno located a critique of musical reproduction as internal to composition itself, rather than as a matter of the reproduction of musical performance. Consisting of two distinct essays, "Schoenberg and Progress" and "Stravinsky and Reaction," this work poses the musical extremes in which Adorno perceived the struggle for the cultural future of Europe, between human emancipation and barbarism, between the compositional techniques and achievements of Schoenberg and Stravinsky." "In this completely new translation - presented along with an extensive introduction by distinguished translator Robert Hullot-Kentor - Philosophy of New Music emerges as a key to the whole of Adorno's illustrious and influential oeuvre."--Jacket
Aesthetic theory by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

242 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,578 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 )

225 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,251 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
Dialectic of enlightenment : philosophical fragments by Max Horkheimer( Book )

99 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,986 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
Noten zur Literatur by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

246 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,737 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]
Dialektik der Aufklärung. Philosophische Fragmente by Max Horkheimer( Book )

244 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultuurfilosofische analyse van enige fundamentele ideeën van het westerse denken
The jargon of authenticity by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

109 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,398 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
Prisms by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

41 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,055 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 )

71 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in German and English and held by 1,053 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]
Minima Moralia : Reflexionen aus d. beschädigten Leben by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

192 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The culture industry : selected essays on mass culture by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

67 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 959 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
Quasi una fantasia : essays on modern music by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

54 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Quasi una Fantasia contains Adorno's own selection from his essays and journalism over more than three decades. In its analytical profundity it can be compared to his Philosophy of Modern Music and to the monographs on Berg, Mahler and Wagner. But in the range of its themes and references (from Mozart to Boulez, the minuet to the jitterbug) and in the clarity of its arguments, Quasi una Fantasia stands alone among Adorno's writings on music."--BOOK JACKET. "At the book's core are illuminating studies of the founders of modern music: Mahler, Schoenberg and Berg, as well as sympathetic rediscoveries of Alexander Zemlinsky and Franz Schreker. Especially significant is Adorno's 'dialectical portrait' of Stravinsky, in which he both reconsiders and refines the damning indictment he gave in Philosophy of Modern Music. In 'Vers une musique informelle', an enormously influential essay, he plots a course for a music of the future 'which could take up the challenge of an unrevised, unrestricted freedom'. More unexpectedly, there are moving accounts of earlier works, such as Bizet's Carmen and Weber's Der Freischutz, along with an entertainingly caustic 'Natural History of the Theatre' which explores the rituals and hierarchies of the auditorium, from upper circle to foyer."--BOOK JACKET. "'The positive element of kitsch', Adorno remarks, 'lies in the fact that it sets free for a moment the glimmering realization that you have wasted your life.' Musical kitsch is the target of several of the shorter pieces: on Gounod's Ave Maria or Tchaikovsky's 'clumsy naivety'; on the 'Penny Serenade' or the transformation of Mozart into chocolate-box rococo. Yet even while Adorno demolishes 'commodity music' he is sustained by the conviction that music is supremely human because it retains the capacity to speak of inhumanity and to resist it. It is a conviction which reverberates throughout these writings. For Adorno, music and philosophy were inextricably linked: Quasi una Fantasia will enlarge our understanding of both."--BOOK JACKET
Introduction to the sociology of music by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and German and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesammelte Schriften by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

206 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a provisional 'Inhaltsverzeichnis' for Bd 1-4 (70p ; 1977)
Critical models : interventions and catchwords by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 662 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 )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays collected here offer an analysis of the irrational dimensions of modern culture which is both timely and disturbing in the 1990s. Adorno's ideas are relevant to the understanding of phenomena as apparently diverse as astrology and "New Age" cults, the power of neo-fascist propaganda and the re-emergence of anti-Semitism, and the psychological basis of popular culture. The longest essay, "The Stars Down To Earth" offers a content analysis of the astrology column in a 1950s Los Angeles newspaper. Adorno argues that the column promotes psychological dependency and social conformism in much the same way as fascist propaganda. He maintains that the same principles operate in the mainstream products of "the culture industry." The three shorter papers illuminate different aspects of Adorno's argument: the relation of occultism to orthodox modern thought, the pervasiveness of anti-Semitism, and the "psycho-technic" rhetoric of fascist propaganda. Stephen Crook's introduction critically reviews Adorno's argument and offers an assessment of its contemporary relevance. Taken together, these essays offer an astringent antidote to any facile optimism about the democratic and pluralist character of postmodern popular culture. Adorno identifies an irrationalist dynamic which implicates the most enlightened and emancipated elements of contemporary culture. His unsettling arguments demand the attention of anyone interested in popular culture, critical theory, racism, and authoritarian politics
Hegel : three studies by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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After Adorno : rethinking music sociology by Tia DeNora( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to how to do music sociology that argues for a reassessment of Adorno's work
Theodor Adorno : key concepts by Deborah Cook( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodor W. Adorno : an introduction ; Influences and impact / Deborah Cook -- Adorno and logic / Alison Stone -- Metaphysics / Espen hammer -- Between ontology and epistemology / Ståle Finke -- Moral philosophy / Fabian Freyenhagen -- Social philosophy / Pauline Johnson -- Political philosophy / Marianne Tettlebaum -- Aesthetics / Ross Wilson -- Philosophy of culture / Robert W. Witkin -- Philosophy of history / Brian O’Connor
 
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A duo nuo 1903-1969

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Adorno, Theodor Ludwig Wisengrund 1903-1969

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Adorŭno, T'eodorŭ 1903-1969

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Aduonuo 1903-1969

Aduonuo, T. W. 1903-1969

Aduonuo, Tiaoduo 1903-1969

Antorno, Teontor

Antorno, Theodor W. 1903-1969

Bauchschleifer Archibald 1903-1969

Rottweiler, Hektor

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T. W. A duo nuo 1903-1969

T.-W.-Aduonuo 1903-1969

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Адорно Т. В. 1903-1969

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아도르노, T. W. 1903-1969

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アドルノ, テオド-ル W. 1903-1969

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