By Robert W. Witkin
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Robert W. Witkin unpacks Adorno's notoriously tough critique of pop culture in a fascinating and available sort, taking a look first on the improvement of the overarching theories of authority, commodification and adverse dialectics. He then is going directly to examine Adorno's writing on particular elements of pop culture corresponding to radio, movie and well known track.
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Adorno on Popular Culture (International Library of Sociology) by Robert W. Witkin