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One Last Genius.

Author: Detlev Claussen; Rodney Livingstone
Publisher: Harvard University Press 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English

Presenting a picture of the quintessential twentieth-century transatlantic intellectual, this book offers a window on the cultural ferment of Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno's (1903-1969) day - and its  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Detlev Claussen; Rodney Livingstone
ISBN: 9780674057135 0674057139
OCLC Number: 719458211
Description: 464 p.
Contents: List of Illustrations How to Read This Book 1. Instead of an Overture: No Heirs 2. The House in Schoene Aussicht: A Frankfurt Childhood around 1910 3. From Teddie Wiesengrund to Dr. Wiesengrund-Adorno 4. Adorno as "Non-identical" Man 5. Transitions Bertolt Brecht: "To Those Who Come after Us" Theodor W. Adorno: "Out of the Firing Line" Hanns Eisler, the Non-identical Brother Fritz Lang, the American Friend 6. Frankfurt Transfer 7. Adorno as "Identical" Man 8. The Palimpsest of Life Appendix: Letters Theodor W. Adorno to Ernst Bloch, 26 July 1962 Max Horkheimer to Theodor W. Adorno, 27 September 1958 Theodor W. Adorno to Max Horkheimer, 14 February 1965 Theodor W. Adorno to Claus Behncke, 21 February 1964 Max Horkheimer to Otto O. Herz, 1 September 1969 Notes Sources Acknowledgments Index


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This elegant translation of Claussen's 2003 biography of his teacher provides the first glimpse of the depth of Adorno's life and thought. In masterful strokes, Claussen traces Adorno's life and work Read more...

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