Gerhard Richter is Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature at Brown University. His most recent books include Inheriting Walter Benjamin and Afterness: Figures of Following in Modern Thought and Aesthetics.
This book argues that the work of Theodor W. Adorno is best understood through the lens of his highly suggestive—yet often overlooked—concept of the “uncoercive gaze,” an innovative way of relating to the object of one’s... Learn More
Theodor W. Adorno's multifaceted work has exerted a profound impact on far-ranging discourses and critical practices in late modernity. His analysis of the fate of art following its alleged end, of ethical imperatives "after Auschwitz,"... Learn More
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