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Theodor Adorno

Philosopher, Musician (11-Sep-1903 — 6-Aug-1969)


Andrew Benjamin (editor). The Problems of Modernity: Adorno and Benjamin. London; New York: Routledge. 1989. 220pp.

Susan Buck-Morss. The Origin of Negative Dialectics: Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin, and the Frankfurt Institute. Simon and Schuster. 1979. 352pp.

Donald A. Burke; Colin J. Campbell; Kathy Kiloh; Michael K. Palamarek; Jonathan Short (editors). Adorno and the Need in Thinking: New Critical Essays. University of Toronto Press. 2007. 365pp.

George Cavalletto. Crossing the Psycho-Social Divide: Freud, Weber, Adorno and Elias. Ashgate Publishing. 2007. 284pp.

Detlev Claussen. Translated by Rodney Livingstone. Theodor W. Adorno: One Last Genius. Harvard University Press. 2008. 422pp.

Deborah Cook. The Culture Industry Revisited: Theodor W. Adorno on Mass Culture. Rowman & Littlefield. 1996. 190pp.

Espen Hammer. Adorno and the Political. Routledge. 2005. 205pp.

Renée Heberle (editor). Feminist Interpretations of Theodor Adorno. Penn State Press. 2006. 359pp.

Tom Huhn (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Adorno. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 428pp.

Fredric Jameson. Late Marxism: Adorno, Or the Persistence of the Dialectic. Verso Books. 2006. 270pp.

David Jenemann. Adorno in America. University of Minnesota Press. 2007. 243pp.

Stefan Müller-Doohm. Translated by Rodney Livingstone. Adorno: A Biography. Cambridge: Polity Press. 2005. 667pp.

Shierry Weber Nicholsen. Exact Imagination, Late Work: On Adorno's Aesthetics. MIT Press. 1997. 270pp.

Joan Nordquist. Theodor Adorno: A Bibliography. Reference and Research Services. 1994. 72pp.

Maggie O'Neill (editor). Adorno, Culture and Feminism. Sage. 1999. 208pp.

Max Pensky (editor). The Actuality of Adorno: Critical Essays on Adorno and the Postmodern. SUNY Press. 1997. 199pp.

James Schmidt (editor). Theodor Adorno. Ashgate. 2007. 537pp.

David Sherman. Sartre and Adorno: The Dialectics of Subjectivity. SUNY Press. 2007. 328pp.

Yvonne Sherratt. Adorno's Positive Dialectic. Cambridge University Press. 2005.

Alexander John Peter Thomson. Adorno: A Guide for the Perplexed. Continuum International Publishing Group. 2006. 175pp.

Ross Wilson. Theodor Adorno. Routledge. 2007. 537pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.4)

  6. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.5)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.7)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.13)

  9. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.11-14)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.10)

  11. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.9)

  12. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.6)

  13. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.194)

  14. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.7)

  15. One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers (pp.1-2)

  16. International Who's Who 1960 (p.7)

  17. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.15)

  18. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.4)

  19. Thinkers of the Twentieth Century (p.8)

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