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Literature and the Image of Man: Volume 2, Communication in Society

Literature and the Image of Man: Volume 2, Communication in Society

1st Edition

Leo Lowenthal
December 30, 2015

This volume's predominant theme is bourgeois mentality and its historical development. The works of Lope de Vega, Calderon, Cervantes, and Shakespeare, among others, are analysed within the historical framework of the decline of feudalism and the rise of the absolute regimes. Those of Moliere and...

False Prophets: Studies on Authoritarianism

False Prophets: Studies on Authoritarianism

1st Edition

Leo Lowenthal
December 30, 2015

The studies in this volume deal with problems of authoritarianism and anti-Semitism. Lowenthal's book length contribution, "Prophets of Deceit," which begins this collection, is a classic of political psychology. This research study is followed by an essay, "Terror's Atomization of Man." Lowenthal...

Critical Theory and Frankfurt Theorists: Lectures-Correspondence-Conversations

Critical Theory and Frankfurt Theorists: Lectures-Correspondence-Conversations

1st Edition

Leo Lowenthal
December 30, 2015

The core of this volume is its presentation of Lowenthal's sixty-year-long intellectual career as a critical theorist and sociologist. The book includes some of his speeches on Theodor Adorno and Walter Benjamin and presents excerpts from conversations on his life as a scholar and teacher, as...

Literature and Mass Culture: Volume 1, Communication in Society

Literature and Mass Culture: Volume 1, Communication in Society

1st Edition

Leo Lowenthal
December 30, 2015

This first volume of the collected writings of sociologist Leo Lowenthal contains his classic theoretical and historical writings on the relationship of art to mass culture. This book series presents Lowenthal's contributions to a theory of the role of communication in modern society.This volume...

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