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Review: Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature #88)

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Adorno's style is headspinning. The insight is scatter-shot at first but sinks in later. In the current theoretical climate, though, there is some question whether his focus on self-contained aesthetic objects, or the categorical autonomy of art as art,will survive. Read full review

Review: Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature #88)

User Review  - Daniel Nanavati - Goodreads

if you want to know where Duchamp got it from and have an almost metaphysical experience of what art is, read this. You may not end up agreeing with him but he will take you to places no other art critic or philosopher has gone.. Read full review

Review: Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature #88)

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

Life happens, unfortunately. It would be swell to exist in a realm where death and history did not interfere with works-in-progress. I jest, I jest. The fact that Adorno had to leave this text ... Read full review

Review: Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature #88)

User Review  - Charles Rost - Goodreads

This is probably Adorno's most important work. I realize this is a decent translation into English. I liked the earlier one even better. I'm not sure it needed to be retranslated. Read full review

Review: Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature #88)

User Review  - Blair - Goodreads

Another rewarding read from one of the best art theorists around. Read full review

Review: Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature #88)

User Review  - Hevel Cava - Goodreads

Excellent work, superb analysis and great outcome! Read full review

Review: Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature #88)

User Review  - Hevel Cava - Goodreads

Excellent work, superb analysis and great outcome! Read full review

Review: Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature #88)

User Review  - Phillip - Goodreads

I would give it five stars if I really felt I understood it deeply, nevertheless it is well marked and frayed. Read full review

Review: Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature #88)

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Dense at times. Hurried at others. Be back to give my thoughts. Read full review

Review: Aesthetic Theory (Theory and History of Literature #88)

User Review  - Bernie - Goodreads

Very difficult book on philosophy and art. Hope to finish sometime in the next 10 years! Read full review


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