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    Aesthetic Theory (Continuum Impacts) (Paperback) By (author) Theodor W. Adorno, Translated by Robert Hullot-Kentor

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    DescriptionTheodor Adorno (1903-69) was undoubtedly the foremost thinker of the Frankfurt School, the influential group of German thinkers that fled to the US in the 1930s, including such thinkers as Herbert Marcuse and Max Horkheimer. His work has proved enormously influential in sociology, philosophy and cultural theory. Aesthetic Theory is Adorno's posthumous magnum opus and the culmination of a lifetime's investigation. Analysing the sublime, the ugly and the beautiful, Adorno shows how such concepts frame and distil human experience and that it is human experience that ultimately underlies aesthetics. In Adorno's formulation 'art is the sedimented history of human misery'. Edited by Gretel Adorno and Rolf Tiedeman Translated by Robert Hullot-Kentor.


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    Title
    Aesthetic Theory
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Theodor W. Adorno, Translated by Robert Hullot-Kentor
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780826476913
    ISBN 10: 0826476910
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.0
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    BIC subject category V2: ABA
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    B&T General Subject: 610
    BISAC V2.8: PHI001000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15200
    DC22: 111.85, 111/.85
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LIT006000
    LC classification: B3199.A33 A813 2004
    Thema V1.0: ABA
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
    Publication date
    30 December 2004
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Theodor Adorno (1903 - 69) was Director of the Institut fur Sozialforschung in Frankfurt. He is the coauthor of the classic Dialectic of Enlightenment and the author of Negative Dialectics, Minima Moralia and The Culture Industry.
    Review quote
    .the fact that they [Continuum] are putting low price tags on works once published in expensive academic editions is something of which we can all be glad.. Modern Painters, 2/05