By Steven Helmling

ISBN-10: 0826446884

ISBN-13: 9780826446886

ISBN-10: 1441119647

ISBN-13: 9781441119643

Adorno's Poetics of Critique is a serious examine of the Marxist culture-critic Theodor W. Adorno, a founding member of the Frankfurt college and extensively appeared at the present time as its so much incredible exponent.
Steven Helmling is centrally excited about Adorno's notoriously tricky writing, a characteristic so much commentators recognize merely to set it apart in order to an expository account of 'what Adorno is saying'. against this, Adorno's advanced writing is the relevant concentration of this research, inclusive of distinct research of Adorno's most complicated texts, specifically his most famed and intricate paintings, co-authored with Max Horkheimer, Dialectic of Enlightenment.
Helmling argues that Adorno's key motifs - dialectic, inspiration, negation, immanent critique, constellation - are prescriptions no longer in basic terms for severe pondering, but in addition for serious writing. For Adorno the efficacy of critique is conditioned on how the writing of critique is written. either in idea and in perform, Adorno urges a 'poetics of critique' that's every piece as serious as anything in his 'critical idea.

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