The Challenge of Surrealism: The Correspondence of Theodor W. Adorno and Elisabeth Lenk

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The correspondence between the philosopher Theodor W. Adorno and his politically active graduate student Elisabeth Lenk offers fresh insights into both Adorno's view of surrealism and its relation to the student uprisings of 1960s France and Germany. Written between 1962, when Lenk moved to Paris and persuaded an initially reluctant Adorno to supervise her sociology dissertation on the surrealists, and Adorno's death in 1969, these letters reveal a surprisingly tender side of the distinguished professor. The correspondence ...

The Challenge of Surrealism: The Correspondence of Theodor W. Adorno and Elisabeth Lenk 2015, University of Minnesota Press, Minnesota

ISBN-13: 9780816656172

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The Challenge of Surrealism: The Correspondence of Theodor W. Adorno and Elisabeth Lenk 2015, University of Minnesota Press, Minnesota

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