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Decentred Totalities in Doctor Faustus : Thomas Mann and Theodor W. Adorno

Decentred Totalities in Doctor Faustus : Thomas Mann and Theodor W. Adorno <jats:p> Reexamining the famous collaboration between Mann and Adorno on Doctor Faustus (1947), Evelyn Cobley (University of Victoria, B.C.) argues that by incorporating Adorno's music theory Mann encouraged a reading of German fascism not as the belated eruption of insufficiently repressed atavistic impulses but as an early instance of a postmodern logic that, according to Adorno, undergirds both fascism and late capitalism. </jats:p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Modernist Cultures Edinburgh University Press

Decentred Totalities in Doctor Faustus : Thomas Mann and Theodor W. Adorno

Modernist Cultures , Volume 1 (2): 181 – Oct 1, 2005

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Edinburgh University Press
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© Edinburgh University Press, 2010
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2041-1022
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1753-8629
DOI
10.3366/E2041102209000100
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Abstract

<jats:p> Reexamining the famous collaboration between Mann and Adorno on Doctor Faustus (1947), Evelyn Cobley (University of Victoria, B.C.) argues that by incorporating Adorno's music theory Mann encouraged a reading of German fascism not as the belated eruption of insufficiently repressed atavistic impulses but as an early instance of a postmodern logic that, according to Adorno, undergirds both fascism and late capitalism. </jats:p>

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Modernist CulturesEdinburgh University Press

Published: Oct 1, 2005

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