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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 71–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Amy Villarejo What can critical theory, from Theodor Adorno to contemporary writers on the relationship between capitalism and digital media, tell us about the specific form or medium that is television? This article undertakes a two-step answer to this question, first by locating television as a...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 137–164.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Paul Stephens; Robert Hardwick Weston Free Time is a collection of collaboratively written experimental prose fragments on topics primarily involving labor and leisure. The form of the project ( Denkbilder ) is taken from Walter Benjamin and Theodor Adorno. Included in this selection is a...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 133–134.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theodor W. Adorno © 2009 Duke University Press 2009 Rose the Hippopotamus, Central Park Zoo, New York City. Postcard sent by Theodor W. Adorno to his parents, then in Cuba. Image courtesy Theodor W. Adorno Archiv/Suhrkamp Verlag, translation from Theodor W. Adorno, Letters to His...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 145–158.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theodor W. Adorno This lecture examines American and European understandings of the concept of culture and highlights the need for developing critical thought instead of yielding to the strength of the status quo in either setting. At the heart of the contrast between American and German culture...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 159–164.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Theodor W. Adorno This article explores the notion of contribution and the role of emigrant intellectuals in relation to their new cultural context. Using the example of German exiles in the United States, Adorno suggests that if emigrants find the demands for intellectual independence in discord...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 139–143.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mark Kalbus This introduction to the translation of Theodor W. Adorno's “ Kultur and Culture,” originally a lecture not intended for transcription and publication, situates the talk amongst Adorno's analyses of U.S. society and traces his distinctions between European and American understandings of...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 33–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
...-­the-­wrong-­life-­otherwise/. 5. Gilles Deleuze, “Postscript on Control Societies,” in Negotiations: 1972 – 1990, trans. Martin Joughin (New York: Columbia University Press, 1997), 178 – 79. 6. Theodor Adorno, “Resignation,” trans. Wes Blomster, Telos 35 (1978): 165 – 68, reprinted...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Note 1. Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia (1951), trans. E. F. N. Jephcott (London: Verso, 1978), 15, 18, 151. 2 Edwards and McCarthy • Editorial Note ...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2018
... capitalism, anxiety has become the dominant mood of contemporary capitalism. 3 Theodor Adorno’s famous essay on the political instrumentality of boredom, “Free Time,” thus returns to us now as a dialectical image from the past. In that essay, he traces the emergence of “free time” as a jargon concept...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): np.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Editorial Note  •  Brent Hayes Edwards 135 A Short Introduction to Adorno’s Mediation between Kultur and Culture  •  Mark Kalbus 139 Kultur and Culture  •  Theodor W. Adorno 145 Questions on Intellectual Emigration  •  Theodor W. Adorno 159 “States” [photograph]  •  Anna McCarthy...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... critiques of the culture industry to our contemporary critiques of the academic industry. The critique of the culture industry from Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer and the legacy of the Frankfurt school are anchors and points of rejection for us. 2 We know the major claims: popular culture in an...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
... turn to the work of one of the phonograph’s first major theorists, also an acutely engaged critic of modernity — Theodor Adorno. Writing in 1926, Adorno noted something akin to the historical transfor- mation I have identified above in his brief, speculative essay “The Curves of the Needle...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... reproduction of sound generally.2 In the era of mechanically reproduced sound, the political economy of music rested on the player-piano and the piano, as well as on the phonograph. Scrutinizing the latter, theorists such as Theodor Adorno, Jacques Attali, and...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 135–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... from a few instances (such as the translation of unpublished work by Simone de Beauvoir in Social Text, no. 17), however, translations in the journal have involved contemporary rather than historical texts. In this sense, the translations of Theodor W. Adorno that follow represent an expansion...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 87–103.
Published: 01 September 2000
... where it is about to be closed off by the workings of the aura of authenticity. distinguish the The title of this essay points in the first instance to Adorno’s critique of what...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., Theodor Adorno, Jean Genet, or music, while more recently Said’s con- cept and practice of secular criticism, which underlies the framework of this essay as well, for reasons that will become apparent at the end.1 But on this occasion I want to focus my remarks on Orientalism as such, not...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 1–9.
Published: 01 June 2006
...- liams or Stuart Hall. Said’s sustained exploration of lateness and endings from the in the last years of his life, in which the work of Theodor Adorno and the corpus of Western classical music took center stage, was accompanied Standpoint of...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2008
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., and Theodor Adorno—would take its most sustained theoretical form almost twenty years later, in Eros and Civilization, and would ultimately be indissociable from his investment in Freudian psychoanalysis. Over this twenty-year span, both before and...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 101–115.
Published: 01 June 2004
... ethics that has the effect, as Theodor Adorno recognized, of naturalizing the production of capitalist sites. To question them thus becomes not only incompetent and unethical but the enactment of a security breach. For instance, if one wanted to explore the possibility that public administration...