Adorno in America

Adorno in America

?For those inclined to dismiss Adorno?s take on America as the uncomprehending condescension of a mandarin elitist, David Jenemann?s splendid new book will come as a rude awakening. Exploiting a wealth of new sources, he persuasively shows the depth of Adorno?s engagement with the culture industry and the complexity of his reaction to it.? ?Martin Jay, Sidney Hellman Ehrma ?For those inclined to dismiss Adorno?s take on America as the uncomprehending condescension of a mandari...

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Title:Adorno in America
Author:David Jenemann
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Genres:Literature
ISBN:Adorno in America
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:280 pages pages

Adorno in America Reviews

  • Penny
    Feb 11, 2008
    Is it funnier that Horkheimer signed off his telegrams "Alright" or that the FBI, while investigating his potentially 'subversive' activities, gave him "Alright" as an alias? OR, that they also knew him as 'Harkheimer'? Too soon to tell. ...
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    Jul 18, 2008
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    May 14, 2009
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  • Megan
    Dec 07, 2007
    Theodor Adorno's criticism of the individual American's blind eye to being over stimulated by advertising and the effects - as translated positively by David Jenneman. This is a great book on Adorno's thought if you want to get an idea of what he's about without reading too much of ...
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    Jun 29, 2008
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    May 03, 2009
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    Jun 19, 2012
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  • Matthew Linton
    Jun 24, 2011
    David Jenemann's "Adorno in America" is a corrective work which attempts to recast Adorno as a pro-American, forward-thinking aesthetician instead of the elitist traditional European philosopher he often portrayed as being. "Adorno in America" is one of many new books on Adorno which a...
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    Jul 28, 2010
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  • David
    Sep 05, 2010
    Read a few chapters from a professor's copy. Seems readers of Adorno need to read this in order to understand what he did for work while living in America. ...
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