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Language and History in Adorno's Notes to Literature

By Ulrich Plass

Routledge – 2006 – 160 pages

Series: Studies in Philosophy

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Description

Plass argues that Adorno’s essays on literature are of prime importance for an understanding of his aesthetics because they challenge the conceptual limitations of philosophical discourse.

Contents

Table of Contents List of Abbreviations Note on Translations Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: Adorno’s Literary Criticism 1. The Art of Transition 2. Rauschen: Eichendorff 3. Conjuration: Rudolf Borchardt 4. As If: Stefan George 5. The Wound: Heine 6. Exhaustion: Goethe Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

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Description: By Ulrich Plass. Plass argues that Adorno’s essays on literature are of prime importance for an understanding of his aesthetics because they challenge the conceptual limitations of philosophical discourse...
Categories: Philosophy of Literature, Literary/Critical Theory, Language and Culture, Aesthetics, Philosophy