By Stefan Müller-Doohm,Rodney Livingstone
This authoritative biography levels around the entire of Adorno's existence and profession, from his youth and pupil years to his years in emigration within the usa and his go back to postwar Germany. whilst, Muller-Doohm examines the complete variety of Adorno's writings on philosophy, sociology, literary idea, tune thought and cultural feedback. Drawing on an array of resources from Adorno's own correspondence with Horkheimer, Benjamin, Berg, Marcuse, Kracauer and Mann to interviews, notes and either released and unpublished writings, Muller-Doohm situates Adorno's contributions within the context of his instances and offers a wealthy and balanced appraisal of his value within the twentieth Century as a whole.
Müller-Doohm's transparent prose succeeds in making obtainable one of the most complicated parts of Adorno's inspiration. This extraordinary biography often is the average paintings on Adorno for years to come.
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Adorno: A Biography by Stefan Müller-Doohm,Rodney Livingstone