Adorno, Culture and Feminism brings Adorno's work and feminism together, and explores how feminism can both harness and develop Adorno's ideas. The picture that emerges displays how gendered relations and cultural practices and texts operate today, and the relevance of critical theory for contemporary feminisms. Adorno's work on the scale of inequality and repression in the administered society is presented as matching the feminist understanding of the unequal balance of power between the sexes.
Chapter 4: Fremdwörter as ‘the Jews of Language’ and Adorno's Politics of Exile
Fremdwörter as ‘the Jews of Language’ and Adorno's Politics of Exile
In ‘Heine the Wound’ (‘Die Wunde Heine’), Adorno observes that ‘today, the fate Heine suffered has literally become the common fate: homelessness has been ...