Aesthetics and The Work of Art: Adorno, Kafka, Richter by Stefan H. UhligAesthetics and The Work of Art: Adorno, Kafka, Richter by Stefan H. Uhlig

Aesthetics and The Work of Art: Adorno, Kafka, Richter

EditorStefan H. Uhlig

Hardcover | November 14, 2008

Pricing and Purchase Info

$110.08 online 
$156.00 list price save 29%
Earn 550 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

In this book, ten leading commentators explore the interfaces between art and aesthetics in dialogue with a philosophical text (Theodor Adorno's draft introduction to Aesthetic Theory), a piece of literary writing (Franz Kafka's A Report to an Academy), and a major contemporary painting (Gerhard Richter's Betty, 1988).
PETER DE BOLLA teaches at the University of Cambridge, UK, and is the author of a number of books, among them The Discourse of the Sublime: Readings in History, Aesthetics and the Subject (1989), Art Matters (2001), The Education of the Eye: Painting, Landscape and Architecture in Eighteenth Century Britain (2003), and The Fourth of J...
War And Turpentine: A Novel
War And Turpentine: A Novel

by Stefan Hertmans

$19.99$22.95

In stock online

Available in stores

Hieronymus Bosch: Complete Works
Hieronymus Bosch: Complete Works

by Stefan Fischer

$130.06$195.00

In stock online

Not available in stores

The World of Yesterday
The World of Yesterday

by Stefan Zweig

$30.92$37.50

In stock online

Available in stores

Shop this author
Title:Aesthetics and The Work of Art: Adorno, Kafka, RichterFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:November 14, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230549195

ISBN - 13:9780230549197

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Aesthetics and The Work of Art: Adorno, Kafka, Richter

Reviews

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements and Note on Abbreviations
Notes on Contributors
Introduction--P.de Bolla and S.H.Uhlig
Theodor W. Adorno: Draft Introduction to Aesthetic Theory
What Does Art Know?--S.Jarvis
Aesthetics and the Fully Emancipated Subject: Cultures, Histories and the Fictive Imagination--T.J. Reiss
Beyond the Pleasure Principle: Politics in Adornos Aesthetic Theory--J.Roberts
Franz Kafka: 'A Report to an Academy'
The Ape Speaks--M.Tamen
Kafkas Exit: Exile, Exodus and Messianism--H.Caygill
Kafkas A Report to an Academy with Adorno--S.Corngold
The Matter of Memory: On Semblance and History in Richter and Adorno--A.J.Cascardo
Faces, Traces: Adorno, Kafka, Richter--M.Redfield
Ecce Pinctura: A Note on Bettys Mastered Irony--S.Melville
Facing Bettys Turn--P.de Bolla
Index