Correspondence on the German Student Movement
Theodor W. Adorno and Herbert Marcuse, “Correspondence on the German Student
Movement,” trans. Esther Leslie, New Left Review, no. 233 (January/February 1999): 123-136. (introduction p. 118-123).
- Presents the correspondence between social philosophers Theodor Adorno and Herbert Marcuse
focusing on student movement in Germany in the year 1969. Adorno's account of an incident when
student activists occupied a university building; Marcuse's expression of disagreement with Adorno's
decision and action regarding the incident.Focuses on the correspondence between social philosophers
Herbert Marcuse and Theodor Adorno in the year 1969. Letters' focus on student activism in Germany;
Marcuse's experience while lecturing in Italy; Adorno's legal encounter with German student activist Hans-Jurgen Krahl.
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