Language and History in Adorno's Notes to Literature

By Ulrich Plass

© 2006 – Routledge

296 pages

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About the Book

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.

Table of 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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Studies in Philosophy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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HISTORY / General
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General
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PHILOSOPHY / General