Modern Culture and Critical Theory: Art, Politics, and the Legacy of the Frankfurt School

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University of Wisconsin Press, 1989 - 277 Seiten
Since the 1930s the theoretical writings of the Frankfurt School have provided tools for analyses of political and cultural developments in Europe and the United States. Initially a response to Hitler's reign of terror, this influential wing of Western Marxism focused on analyzing the totalitarian potential inherent in any democratic society.

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Inhalt

Genealogy
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Walter Benjamin on Fascism
27
The Legacy of the Avantgarde and the False
42
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Über den Autor (1989)

Peter Burger is a professor of French at the University of Bremen; Christa Burger a professor of German at the University of Frankfurt. Loren Kruger, an assistant professor of English at the University of Chicago, translated these essays, originally published in Germany. In his introduction, Russell A. Berman, a professor of German at Stanford University, notes the book's special interest to students of literary theory and to sociologists and historians of art.

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