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Letters to his parents, 1939-1951

Letters to his parents, 1939-1951

Author: Theodor W Adorno; Christoph Gödde; Henri Lonitz
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Adorno's letters to his parents in May 1939, welcome them to Cuba where they had just arrived after fleeing from Nazi Germany at the last minute. Adorno's letters to his parents not only afford the reader a glimpse of the experiences that gave rise to the famous 'Minima Moralia', but also show Adorno from a personal side.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969.
Letters to his parents, 1939-1951.
Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, ©2006
Named Person: Theodor W Adorno; Theodor W Adorno; Theodor W Adorno
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor W Adorno; Christoph Gödde; Henri Lonitz
ISBN: 9780745635422 0745635423
OCLC Number: 70173510
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Originally published in German as: Briefe an die Eltern, 1939-1951: Frankfurt : Suhrkamp Verlag, 2003.
Description: vii, 397 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Letters. 1939 --
1940 --
1941 --
1942 --
1943 --
1944 --
1945 --
1946 --
1947 --
1948 --
1949 --
1950 --
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: Theodor W. Adorno ; edited by Christoph Gödde and Henri Lonitz ; translated by Wieland Hoban.
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* These letters offer the reader a fascinating insight into the life of one the most important figures of twentieth-century intellectual life. * The letters touch upon issues of great personal and  Read more...


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