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Hohendahl, Peter Uwe

Overview
Works: 105 works in 477 publications in 3 languages and 11,301 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, win, hrs, Contributor
Classifications: PT47, 801.950943
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peter Uwe Hohendahl
 
Most widely held works by Peter Uwe Hohendahl
A History of German literary criticism, 1730-1980 by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in German and English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building a national literature : the case of Germany, 1830-1870 by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in German and English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building a National Literature boldly takes issue with traditional literary criticism for its failure to explain how literature as a body is created and shaped by institutional forces. Peter Uwe Hohendahl approaches literary history by focusing on the material and ideological structures that determine the canonical status of writers and works. He examines important elements in the making of a national literature, including the political and literary public sphere, the theory and practice of literary criticism, and the emergence of academic criticism as literary history. Hohendahl considers such key aspects of the process in Germany as the rise of liberalism and nationalism, the delineation of the borders of German literature, the idea of its history, the understanding of its cultural function, and the notion of a canon of major and minor authors
Prismatic thought : Theodor W. Adorno by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prismatic Thought is distinguished by Hohendahl's sensitivity to the historical and intellectual conditions of Adorno's time and by his mastery of the myriad Adorno studies of the past twenty-five years. Equally important is his description of Adorno's relevance to our own age. In the course of situating Adorno in his own era, Hohendahl introduces us to an Adorno who is also our contemporary
Reappraisals : shifting alignments in postwar critical theory by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 explores key debates on the function of critical theory, illuminating the diverse positions and alliances among the participants. Bringing together six essays, as well as new introductory and concluding chapters, Hohendahl interprets and subjects to critical scrutiny many of the central ideas of the Frankfurt School. He first maps the trajectory of neomarxist criticism in Germany to the 1980s. Individual chapters then focus on the work of Georg Lukacs, Theodor W. Adorno, and Jürgen Habermas, and on such issues as the politicization of German criticism after 1965 under the influence of the Frankfurt School.‹/p
Literatur und Literaturtheorie in der DDR by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

19 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heinrich Heine and the occident : multiple identities, multiple receptions( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Bild der bürgerlichen Welt im expressionistischen Drama by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in German and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literatur der DDR in den siebziger Jahren( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in German and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benn, Wirkung wider Willen; Dokumente zur Wirkungsgeschichte Benns by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

14 editions published in 1971 in German and Italian and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German studies in the United States : a historical handbook( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on European literature, in honor of Liselotte Dieckmann by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exil und innere Emigration II; internationale Tagung in St. Louis by Internationale Tagung in St Louis( Book )

21 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in German and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sozialgeschichte und Wirkungsästhetik : Dokumente z. empir. u. marxist. Rezeptionsforschung by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

16 editions published in 1974 in German and English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical theory : current state and future prospects( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte, Opposition, Subversion : Studien zur Literatur des 19. Jahrhunderts by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literaturkritik und Öffentlichkeit by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

13 editions published in 1974 in German and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fleeting promise of art : Adorno's aesthetic theory revisited by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of Theodor Adorno's Aesthetic Theory is bound to look significantly different today than it would have looked when the book was first published in 1970, or when it first appeared in English translation in the 1980s. This book reexamines Aesthetic Theory along with Adorno's other writings on aesthetics in light of the unexpected return of the aesthetic to today s cultural debates. Is Adorno s aesthetic theory still relevant today? A careful reading of the work exposes different questions and arguments today than it did in the past. Over the years Adorno's concern over the fate of art in a late capitalist society has met with everything from suspicion to indifference. In part this could be explained by relative unfamiliarity with the German dialectical tradition in North America. Today's debate is better informed, more multifaceted, and further removed from the immediate aftermath of the Cold War and of the shadow of postmodernism. Adorno's insistence on the radical autonomy of the artwork has much to offer contemporary discussions of art and the aesthetic in search of new responses to the pervasive effects of a neoliberal art market and culture industry. Focusing specifically on Adorno's engagement with literary works, Hohendahl shows how radically transformative Adorno's ideas have been and how thoroughly they have shaped current discussions in aesthetics
Heinrich Heine : europäischer Schriftsteller und Intellektueller by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspektiven konservativen Denkens : Deutschland und die Vereinigten Staaten nach 1945( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The institution of criticism by Peter Uwe Hohendahl( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Prismatic thought : Theodor W. Adorno
Alternative Names
Hohendahl, P. U.

Hohendahl, P. U. 1936-

Hohendahl, P. U. (Peter Uwe)

Hohendahl, Peter.

Hohendahl, Peter U.

Hohendahl, Peter U. 1936-

Hohendal, P'et'ŏ Ube 1936-

Languages
German (167)

English (115)

Italian (2)

Covers
Prismatic thought : Theodor W. AdornoHeinrich Heine and the occident : multiple identities, multiple receptionsGerman studies in the United States : a historical handbookCritical theory : current state and future prospects