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.