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Friendly Remainders

Essays in Music Criticism after Adorno

Friendly Remainders( )
Author: Dineen, Murray
ISBN:978-0-7735-3919-8
Publication Date:Sep 2011
Publisher:McGill-Queen's University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.95
Book Description:

Friendly Remainders draws on Adorno's concept of the negative dialectic, examining its importance in Adorno's thought and its critical application to musical forms. Moving beyond a positivist view where musical object and appreciation operate as a synthesis, the negative dialectic method focuses on divergence and dissonance in musical forms and in society. Contradictions and divergent details and concepts become "remainders," friendly because of the fresh perspective they offer on...
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Book Details
Pages:264
Detailed Subjects: Music / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Music / History & Criticism
Philosophy / Individual Philosophers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds



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