NEW BOOK: Brian Friel and Theodor W. Adorno

Essays on Two Modern Dialecticians by Christa Mrowka  Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, Oxford. This book discusses how from their different backgrounds and on different levels, the German philosopher, sociologist and musicologist,Theodor W. Adorno, (1903-1969) and the Irish playwright, Brian Friel,(1929-2015) came to the conclusion that the modern crisis rendered art’s affirmative essence, like all positivistic fixations, obsolete. Only a new

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