The Place of Mimesis in The Dialectic of Enlightenment

Authored by: Owen Hulatt

The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School

Print publication date:  November  2018
Online publication date:  November  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138333246
eBook ISBN: 9780429443374
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In this chapter, I attempt to clarify the nature of mimesis in Adorno’s work and its broader function in his thought. I focus on its early use in the Dialectic of Enlightenment and move to consider the broader problems and features of its application in the rest of Adorno’s work.

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