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Adorno : the stars down to earth and other essays on the irrational in culture

Author: Theodor W Adorno; Stephen Crook
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Routledge classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Theodor Adorno was one of the giants of twentieth-century thought. This volume presents four of his key writings on the irrational in mass culture : From Astrology to Fascism ; from anti-Semitism to to the Occult. The superb essay 'Stars down to Earth', an innovative and startling analysis of the astrology column in a Los Angeles newspaper, is followed by three shorter pieces which explore the dark side of modern  Read more...
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Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969.
Stars down to earth and other essays on the irrational in culture.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor W Adorno; Stephen Crook
ISBN: 0415270995 9780415270991 0415105684 9780415105682 0415271002 9780415271004 0203519841 9780203519844 0203547500 9780203547502
OCLC Number: 47216583
Notes: Originally published: London ; New York : Routledge, 1994.
Description: vi, 239 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The stars down to Earth --
Theses against occultism --
Research project on anti-Semitism --
Anti-Semitism and Fascist propaganda.
Series Title: Routledge classics.
Other Titles: Works.
Stars down to earth and other essays on the irrational in culture
Responsibility: Theodor W. Adorno ; edited and with an introduction by Stephen Crook.
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In this remarkable work written 50 years ago, Adorno showcases the dangers inherent in modern obsessions with consumption.  Read more...

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'There is no question of the contemporary importance and relevance of these essays. T. W. Adorno is one of the great critics of the role of irrational authoritarianism in contemporary society.' Read more...

 
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