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The problems of modernity

Adorno and Benjamin

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969,
  • Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Andrew Benjamin.
    SeriesWarwick studies in philosophy and literature
    ContributionsBenjamin, Andrew E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB3199.A34 P74 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1868831M
    ISBN 10041506029X
    LC Control Number90027223

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