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On Not Saying, Not Knowing and Thinking About Nothing: Adorno, Dionysius, Derrida and the Negation of Art

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On Not Saying, Not Knowing and Thinking About Nothing : Adorno, Dionysius, Derrida and the Negation of Art. / Malt, Johanna.

In: Paragraph: A Journal of Modern Critical Theory, Vol. 41, No. 2, 01.07.2018, p. 196-217.

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Malt, J 2018, 'On Not Saying, Not Knowing and Thinking About Nothing: Adorno, Dionysius, Derrida and the Negation of Art', Paragraph: A Journal of Modern Critical Theory, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 196-217. https://doi.org/10.3366/para.2018.0263

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Malt, J. (2018). On Not Saying, Not Knowing and Thinking About Nothing: Adorno, Dionysius, Derrida and the Negation of Art. Paragraph: A Journal of Modern Critical Theory, 41(2), 196-217. https://doi.org/10.3366/para.2018.0263

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Malt J. On Not Saying, Not Knowing and Thinking About Nothing: Adorno, Dionysius, Derrida and the Negation of Art. Paragraph: A Journal of Modern Critical Theory. 2018 Jul 1;41(2):196-217. https://doi.org/10.3366/para.2018.0263

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Malt, Johanna. / On Not Saying, Not Knowing and Thinking About Nothing : Adorno, Dionysius, Derrida and the Negation of Art. In: Paragraph: A Journal of Modern Critical Theory. 2018 ; Vol. 41, No. 2. pp. 196-217.

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