Bibliography

"If the invention of the printing press inaugurated the bourgeois era, the time is at hand for its repeal by the mimeograph, the only fitting, the unobtrusive means of dissemination" -- §30 

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Bibliography of Materials Relevant to the Contemporaneity Working Group, Theodor Adorno, and Minima Moralia.

This bibliography focuses on material that is relevant to the Contemporaneity Working Group and Minima Moralia. More comprehensive bibliographies on Adorno include:

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Obituary

“Dr. Theodor W. Adorno, Philosopher, Dies at 65.” New York Times, 7 August 1969, p. L35.

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Adorno in America

Jenemann, David. Adorno in America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007.

Levin, Thomas Y., and Michael Von der Linn. “Elements of a Radio Theory: Adorno and the Princeton Radio Research Project.” The Musical Quarterly 78.2 (1994):316–324.

Mariotti, Shannon L. Adorno and Democracy: The American Years, University Press of Kentucky, 2016.

Morrison, David E. “Kultur and Culture: The Case of Theodor W. Adorno and Paul F. Lazarsfeld.” Social Research 45.2 (1978): 331–355.

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Translations and Editions of Minima Moralia

---. Minima Moralia; Reflexionen aus dem beschädigten Leben. Suhrkamp Verlag, 1951.

---. Minima Moralia; Reflections from Damaged Life. E. F. N. Jephcott trans. New Left Books, 1974.

---. Minima Moralia : Meditazioni Della Vita Offesa. Renato Solmi trans, Einaudi, 1979.

---. Minima Moralia : Réflexions Sur La Vie Mutilée. Éliane Kaufholz-Messmer and Jean-René Ladmiral trans, Éditions Payot, 1980.

---. Minima Moralia : Reflexioner Ur Det Stympade Livet. Lars Bjurman trans, Arkiv, 1986.

---. Minima Moralia : Stochasmoi Mesa Apo Tē Phtharmenē Zōē. Leuterēs Anagnōstou trans, Ekdoseis Alexandreia, 1990.

---. Minima Moralia : Sakatlanmış Yaşamdan Yansımalar. Orhan Koçak and Ahmet Doğukan trans, Metis Yayınları, 1998.

---. Minima Moralia : Refleksje z Poharatanego Życia. Małgorzata Łukasiewicz trans, Wydawnictwo Literackie, 1999.

---. Minima Moralia : Refleksije Iz Oštećenog Života. Aleksa Buha trans, Izdavačka knjižarnica Zorana Stojanovića, 2002.

---. Minima Moralia : Reflexiones Desde La Vida Dañada. Joaquín Chamorro Mielke trans, Akal, 2004.

---. Minima Moralia. Dennis Redmond trans, 2005.

---. Minima Moralia : Refleksije Iz Poškodovanega Življenja. Seta Knop trans, Založba, 2007.

---. Minima Moralia : Reflecţii Dintr-o Viaţă Mutilată. Andrei Corbea-Hoişie trans, Art, 2007.

---. اخلاق صغیر اندیشه‌هایی برآمده از زندگی ویران. Hamid Farazandeh trans, Role of the Sun, 2008.

---. Minima Moralia : Reflexões a Partir Da Vida Lesada. Gabriel Cohn trans, Azougue Editorial, 2008.

---. Minima Moralia : Reflexe z Porušeného Života. Martin Ritter trans, Academia, 2009.

---. Minima Moralia: Refleksjoner Fra Det Beskadigede Livet. Arild Linneberg trans, Pax, 2010.

---. Minima Moralia : Reflecties Uit Het Beschadigde Leven. Hans Driessen trans, Vantilt, 2013.

---. Minima Moralia:Zədələnmiş Yaşam Haqqında Düşüncələr. İsmayıl Məmmədov trans, Alatoran Yayınları, 2018.

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Reviews of Minima Moralia

Cases, Cesare and Ronato Solni. “Il ‘Caso Adorno.’” Notiziario Einaudi 3.12 (1954): 10-12.

Colette, Jacques. “Book Review: Minima Moralia. Réfiexions Sur La Vie Mutilée” Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale 88.1 (1983): 123–24.

Conte, Amedeo G. “Book Review: Minima Moralia.” Il Politico 20.3 (1955): 512–14.

Doyle, Rob. “White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World by Geoff Dyer Review.” The Irish Times 2 June 2016.

Hamilton, David. “Minima Moralia.” The Iowa Review 26.2 (1996): 147.

Horst, Karl August. “Minima Moralia Rezension Zu: Theodor W. Adorno: Minima Moralia.” MERKUR 5.7 (1951): 695–6.

Mannzen, Walter. “Book Review: Minima Moralia, Reflexionen Aus Dem Beschädigten Leben.” Zeitschrift Für Religions- Und Geistesgeschichte 3.4 (1951): 376–77.

Miller, James. “Is Bad Writing Necessary: George Orwell, Theodor Adorno, and the Politics of Literature.” Lingua Franca 9.9 (2000).

O’Connell, Mark. “Promiscuous Reading.” August 2012. www.newyorker.com.

Tar, Zoltan. “Book Review: Minima Moralia.” Contemporary Sociology 4.6 (1975): 629–33.

Tool, Marc R. “Book Review: Minima Moralia.” Journal of Economic Issues 14.1 (1980): 236–38.

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Scholarship on Adorno

Bernstein, J. M. Adorno: Disenchantment and Ethics. Cambridge UP, 2001.

Burges, Joel. “Adorno’s Mimeograph: The Uses of Obsolescence in Minima Moralia.” New German Critique 40.1 (2013): 65–92.

Busk, Larry Alan. “It’s a Good Life? Adorno and the Happiness Machine.” Constellations 23.4 (2016): 523–535.

Chrostowska, S.D. “Thought Woken by Memory: Adorno’s Circuitous Path to Utopia.” New German Critique 40.1 (2013): 93–117.

Clark, Michael. “War, Home, and Permanent Exile: Theodor Adorno’s Minima Moralia and William Spanos’s In the Neighborhood of Zero.” Boundary 2 42.1 (2015): 19–41.

Claussen, Detlev. Theodor W. Adorno: One Last Genius. Rodney Livingstone trans, Belknap Press, 2008.

Dubow, Jessica. “‘Minima Moralia’: Or the Negative Dialectics of Exile.” Imaginary Coordinates, Rhoda Rosen ed. Spertus, 2008. 56–61.

Düttmann, Alexander García, and Robert Savage. “Without Soil: A Figure in Adorno’s Thought.” Richter. 10–16.

Foster, Roger. “Lingering with the Particular: Minima Moralia’s Critical Modernism.” Telos 155 (2011): 83–103.

Honneth, Axel. “The Possibility of a Disclosing Critique of Society: The Dialectic of Enlightenment in Light of Current Debates in Social Criticism.” Constellations 7.1 (2000): 116–127.

Huyssen, Andreas. “Coda.: Diving into the Wreck: Adorno’s Minima Moralia.” Miniature Metropolis, Harvard UP, 2015. 270–96.

Jameson, Fredric. Late Marxism: Adorno, Or, The Persistence of the Dialectic. Verso, 2007.

Jaeggi, Rahel. “‘No Individual Can Resist’: Minima Moralia as Critique of Forms of Life.” Constellations 12.1 (2005): 65–82.

Jäger, Lorenz. Adorno: A Political Biography. Yale UP, 2004.

Jarvis, Simon. Adorno: A Critical Introduction. Routledge, 1998.

Klein, Louis. “Minima Moralia in Project Management: There Is No Right Life in the Wrong One.” Project Management Journal 47.3 (2016): 12–20.

Larsen, Neil. “The Idiom of Crisis: On the Historical Immanence of Language in Adorno.” Richter. 117–30.

Mariotti, Shannon. “Damaged Life as Exuberant Vitality in America: Adorno, Alienation, and the Psychic Economy.” Telos 149 (2009): 169–190.

Marwood, Damien. “Sur l’Eau, or How to Read Adorno: Guy de Maupassant and the Negative Dialectic of Utopia.” Modernism/Modernity 23.4 (2016): 833–54.

Müller-Doohm, Stefan. Adorno: A Biography. Polity, 2005.

Norberg, Jakob. “Adorno’s Advice: Minima Moralia and the Critique of Liberalism.” PMLA 126.2 (2011): 398–411.

Richter, Gerhard, editor. Language without Soil: Adorno and Late Philosophical Modernity. Fordham UP, 2010.

---. Thought-Images: Frankfurt School Writers’ Reflections from Damaged Life. Stanford University Press, 2007.

---. Thinking With Adorno: The Uncoercive Gaze. Fordham UP, 2019.

Rose, Gillian. The Melancholy Science: An Introduction to the Thought of Theodor W. Adorno. New York: Verso, 2013.

Savage, Robert. “Adorno’s Family and Other Animals.” Thesis Eleven 78 (2004): 102–12.

Schweppenhäuser, Gerhard. Theodor W. Adorno: An Introduction. Duke UP, 2009.

Sherman, David. “Adorno’s Negative Dialectics.” Philosophy Compass 11.7 (2016): 353–63.

Umachandran, Mathura. “Peering into German: Fremdwort as Silver Rib in Theodor Adorno’s Minima Moralia.” The Germanic Review: Literature, Culture, Theory 93.1 (2018): 67–75.

Zuidervaart, Lambert. “Theodor W. Adorno.” The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Edward N. Zalta, Winter 2015.

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Multilingual Adorno Scholarship

Adorno, Theodor W. “Minima Moralia” Neu Gelesen. Suhrkamp, 2003.

Caro, Rubén D. “Minima moralia y la parataxis filosófica: la dialéctica del fragmento de Theodor Adorno.” Universitas: Revista de filosofía, derecho y política 1 (2004): 22–28.

Corcuera, Gabriel. “Theodor Adorno: Minima moralia. Una mínima aproximación.” Estudios de Filosofía 10 (2012): 141–9.

García Düttmann, Alexander. So ist es: ein philosophischer Kommentar zu Adornos Minima Moralia. Suhrkamp, 2004.

Gomez, Vicente. El pensamiento estético de Theodor W. Adorno. Cátedra, 1998.

Júnior, Douglas Garcia Alves. “EM QUE SENTIDO PODEMOS PRETENDER UMA ‘VIDA BOA’? REFLEXÕES A PARTIR DE MINIMA MORALIA.” Princípios: Revista de Filosofia (UFRN) 19.32 (2012): 369–92.

Marozzi, Armando. Prassi e redenzione: uno studio della dialettica negativa di T. W. Adorno. Il prato casa editrice, 2015.

Musse, Ricardo. “Individual experience and objectivity in Minima moralia.” Tempo Social: Revista de Sociologia da USP 23.1 (2011): 169–77.

Ouattara, Bourahima. Adorno: philosophie et éthique. L’Harmattan, 1999.

Solmi, Renato. Introduzione a Minima moralia di Theodor W. Adorno. Quodlibet, 2015.

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Contemporaneous English Language Reviews and Notices of Adorno’s Work

Allen, Dean A. “Antifemininity in Men.” American Sociological Review 19.5 (1954): 591–593.

Franck, Wolf. “Review: Philosophie der neuen Musik.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 3.3 (1950): 279–285.

Jameson, Fredic. “T. W. Adorno, Or, Historical Tropes.” Salmagundi 2.1 (1967): 3–43.

Janse, A. “Book Review: Kierkegaard: Konstruktion des Ästhetischen.” Philosophia Reformata 1.3 (1936): 190–192.

Stark, W. “Book Review: Sociologica II. Aufsatze und Reden.” The British Journal of Sociology 14.1 (1963): 81–83.

Stewart, John L. “On the Making of ‘Doctor Faustus.’” The Sewanee Review 59.2 (195): 329–Tillich, Paul. “Book Review: Kierkegaard: Konstruktion des Ästhetischen.” The Journal of Philosophy 31.23 (1934): 640.