The chapter "Angela Davis as a Commodity? On the Commodity Character of Popular Music and Nevertheless its Truth Content" is part of the book edited by C.J. Campbell, S. Gandesha and S. Marino "Adorno and Popular Music: A Constellation of Perspectives". It offer a reconstruction and interpretation of some of the main questions in Adorno's philosophical and sociological theory of popular music with a specific focus on the concepts of musical material and engagement, starting from the example of rock songs written in the 1970s in support of the critical theorist and feminist activist Angela Davis, who had been in turn a pupil of Adorno.

Angela Davis as a Commodity? On the Commodity Character of Popular Music and Nevertheless its Truth Content

Stefano Marino
2019

Abstract

The chapter "Angela Davis as a Commodity? On the Commodity Character of Popular Music and Nevertheless its Truth Content" is part of the book edited by C.J. Campbell, S. Gandesha and S. Marino "Adorno and Popular Music: A Constellation of Perspectives". It offer a reconstruction and interpretation of some of the main questions in Adorno's philosophical and sociological theory of popular music with a specific focus on the concepts of musical material and engagement, starting from the example of rock songs written in the 1970s in support of the critical theorist and feminist activist Angela Davis, who had been in turn a pupil of Adorno.
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