1-20 of 202 Search Results for

Theodor Adorno

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
New German Critique (2007) 34 (1 (100)): 111–139.
Published: 01 February 2007
...James McFarland Der Fall Faustus: Continuity and Displacement in Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno and Thomas Mann’s Californian Exile James McFarland For Thomas McFarland Introduction: Fatal Substitution...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 27–52.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Lydia Goehr By juxtaposing remarks of Mark Twain and Theodor W. Adorno, along with examples from operetta, radio, film, TV, and YouTube, this article maintains that popular parodies of Richard Wagner have focused less on the composer than on his devoted public—especially given the significant...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 119–148.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Artemy Magun This article discusses the relationship between two philosophies of the twentieth century: those of Theodor W. Adorno and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe. Both authors emphasize the notion of mimesis and see it as an ontological and an epistemological category and as the site...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 73–118.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Robert Kaufman New German Critique, Inc. 2006 Poetry’s Ethics? Theodor W. Adorno and Robert Duncan on Aesthetic Illusion and Sociopolitical Delusion Robert Kaufman Odds are that discussions of Adorno and the ethical...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 103–126.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Kieran Durkin Abstract This article explores the theoretical relationship between Erich Fromm and Theodor W. Adorno. Seeking to transcend the facile polarization that has hitherto characterized the reception of Fromm and Adorno, the article charts the evolution of their early relationship with Max...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2006) 33 (1 (97)): 5–14.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Detlev Claussen Intellectual Transfer: Theodor W. Adorno’s American Experience Detlev Claussen By the late 1960s Theodor W. Adorno had already become a kind of institution in Germany. Adorno himself, appalled, was among the first to realize...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 155–179.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Katherine C. Bermingham Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno’s Dialectic of Enlightenment laid indispensable groundwork for critiquing instrumental rationality and the power dynamics embedded in discursive logic. Especially relevant for feminist theorists is the pair’s excursus on Homer’s Odyssey...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 217–246.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Matthew Noble-Olson Abstract This essay reads Walter Benjamin’s description of Paul Klee’s Angelus Novus through Theodor Adorno’s theorization of art’s contradictory sociality. In this analysis, the object that is illustrative of Benjamin’s imagined angel of history takes on the characteristics...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 203–222.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Christopher Turner This article explores Theodor W. Adorno's “central concept” of the Bann , generally translated as “spell” and understood as a suggestive, if vague, metaphor. Through etymological analysis and investigation into Adorno's use of it in several key texts, especially Negative...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 147–175.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Ricardo Samaniego de la Fuente Abstract Rejecting a reading of Theodor W. Adorno as a critic of the culture industry who could not conceive of film’s critical potential, many commentators have argued that for Adorno, film can become autonomous and thus a medium for social critique. This article...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2020
...André Krebber Abstract This article explores Theodor W. Adorno’s recovery of natural beauty in Aesthetic Theory against the background of current debates in environmental aesthetics and evinces the relationship of his reading of natural beauty to his critique of the domination of nature. From...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 71–102.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Kylie Gilchrist Abstract This article investigates a problem in Theodor W. Adorno’s thought: how can Adorno critique advanced capitalist societies for their dehumanizing tendencies while also refusing the possibility of defining the human? Motivating this inquiry is a renewed investigation...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 175–201.
Published: 01 November 2016
...George Oppitz-Trotman This article asks why Theodor W. Adorno never wrote anything substantial about William Shakespeare's play Hamlet , given its importance to German culture and to philosophical traditions in which Adorno worked rigorously. It addresses how Adorno tacitly adopted a Hamlet...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 33–53.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Bo Earle In Negative Dialectics Theodor W. Adorno attempts to work through the death of aura. Drawing on G. W. F. Hegel's account of the “beautiful soul” from the Phenomenology of Spirit and Robert Pippin's account of “modern melancholia” in Friedrich Nietzsche, I interpret these attempts in terms...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 55–69.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Ross Wilson This essay examines the significance for Theodor W. Adorno of Immanuel Kant's aesthetics. Adorno's philosophy insists, on the one hand, on truth to objects, while, on the other hand, defending subjective experience against overhasty dismissals of it. Adorno rejects the castigation...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 73–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Gertrud Koch To revive the question about film as mass medium, this essay turns to analyses of Samuel Beckett's Film by Theodor W. Adorno and Gilles Deleuze. Their readings are compared regarding the problem of self-knowledge—and how this epistemic motif is transferred into the cinematic medium...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 149–174.
Published: 01 February 2013
...James Hellings Should one laugh at, cry over, or be inspired by Theodor W. Adorno's engagements with popular culture? It would perhaps be a risky, ridiculous, and disingenuous enterprise to position Adorno as either an enthusiast or a fan. Rather, being an “uncompromisingly critical thinker...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 177–204.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Mikko Immanen Abstract This article addresses the controversial question of Theodor W. Adorno’s debt to right-wing Zivilisationskritik by a close reading of his essay “Spengler after the Decline” (1950). The article shows that despite Adorno’s harsh polemics against Oswald Spengler’s Decline...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2009) 36 (3 (108)): 85–108.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Harro Müller Theodor W. Adorno did not produce an explicit philosophy of language but was interested in theoretical and practical problems of language during his entire life. Situating Adorno's language conception within twentieth-century language philosophy and theory, this article reconstructs...
Journal Article
New German Critique (2013) 40 (1 (118)): 175–198.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Roger Foster Foster argues that Theodor W. Adorno's interpretation of Franz Kafka makes possible an understanding of literature's critical role in society while avoiding the twin pitfalls of reducing the literary work's significance to an echo of contemporary social and political ideas...