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Adorno and Democracy: The American Years

Shannon L. Mariotti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167336
eISBN:
9780813167411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167336.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

As a German critical social theorist associated with the Frankfurt School, Adorno is not typically studied in the context of American political thought or democratic theory. But because of his Jewish ... More


America as Wasteland in Detour: Film Noir and the Frankfurt School

Paul A. Cantor

in The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture: Liberty vs. Authority in American Film and TV

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140827
eISBN:
9780813141299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140827.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter Eight analyzes Edgar Ulmer's classic film noir Detour and its bleak portrait of America as a land of frustrated desires and lost dreams. It explores the affinities between Detour and the ... More


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