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Adorno on Popular Culture (International Library of Sociology)

ADORNO ON POPULAR CULTURE (INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF SOCIOLOGY)

by: Witkin, Robert W.
Format: Paperback

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Product Description Robert W. Witkin unpacks Adorno's notoriously difficult critique of popular culture in an engaging and accessible style, looking first at the development of the overarching theories of authority, commodification and negative dialectics. He then goes on to consider Adorno's writing on specific aspects of popular culture such as radio, film and popular music. Review 'a highly misanthropic but very funny and true analysis of the power and effect of the mass media' Alain de Botton, Telegraph About the Author Robert Wilkin teaches in the Department of Sociology at the University of Exeter and is the author of Adorno on Music (Roultedge, 1994).

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Product Code: 9780415268257
ISBN: 0415268257
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2002-12-27
Number of Pages: 208 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 6.34 x 0.47 x 9.37 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds