Download e-book for iPad: Adorno's Poetics of Critique (Continuum Studies in by Steven Helmling

By Steven Helmling

ISBN-10: 0826446884

ISBN-13: 9780826446886

ISBN-10: 1441119647

ISBN-13: 9781441119643

Adorno's Poetics of Critique is a serious learn of the Marxist culture-critic Theodor W. Adorno, a founding member of the Frankfurt university and commonly seemed at the present time as its such a lot amazing exponent.
Steven Helmling is centrally interested by Adorno's notoriously tricky writing, a characteristic so much commentators recognize in basic terms to set it apart in order to an expository account of 'what Adorno is saying'. against this, Adorno's complicated writing is the significant concentration of this examine, consisting of special research of Adorno's most intricate texts, specifically his most famed and complex paintings, co-authored with Max Horkheimer, Dialectic of Enlightenment.
Helmling argues that Adorno's key motifs - dialectic, notion, negation, immanent critique, constellation - are prescriptions now not purely for serious considering, but in addition for serious writing. For Adorno the efficacy of critique is conditioned on how the writing of critique is written. either in conception and in perform, Adorno urges a 'poetics of critique' that's each piece as serious as the rest in his 'critical conception.

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