Adorno and Literature
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Adorno and Literature by David Cunningham
Book DescriptionThis is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of Adorno's aesthetic theory in relation to literature, now available in paperback. Despite the recent upsurge of interest in Theodor Adorno's work, his literary writings are generally under-represented. However, literature is a central element in his aesthetic theory. Bringing together original essays from a distinguished international group of contributors, this book offers a wide ranging account of the literary components of Adorno's thinking.It is divided into three sections, dealing with the concept of literature, with poetry, and with modernity and the novel respectively. At the same time, the book provides a clear sense of the unique qualities of Adorno's philosophy of literature by critically relating his work to a number of other influential theorists and theories including contemporary postmodernist theory and cultural studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826403681
(156mm x 234mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - David Cunningham
David Cunningham is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Westminster and an editor of the journal Radical Philosophy. Nigel Mapp is Lecturer in English at the University of Tampere, Finland.
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