Avant-Garde Critical Studies

Series edited by Geert Buelens. Associate Editors: Hubert van den Berg, Günter Berghaus and Sascha Bru

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1387-3008
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Edited by Per Bäckström and Benedikt Hjartarson

Decentring the Avant-Garde presents a collection of articles dealing with the topography of the avant-garde. The focus is on different responses to avant-garde aesthetics in regions traditionally depicted as cultural, geographical and linguistic peripheries. Avant-garde activities in the...
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30
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042037885
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January 2014

Edited by Ralf Grüttemeier, Klaus Beekman and Ben Rebel

One of the aims of the book is to shed more light on the notion Neue Sachlichkeit in its appearance in a variety of fields as painting, architecture, music, photography and literature, in order to get a clearer idea of its scope. Several contributions will do so by analysing the heterogeneity in...
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29
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Hardback
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9789042036406
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January 2013

Edited by Elza Adamowicz and Eric Robertson

International, iconoclastic, inventive, born out of the institutionalised madness of the First World War, Dada erupted in cities throughout Europe and the USA, creating shock waves that offended polite society and destabilised the cultural and political status quo. In spite of its sporadic and...
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27
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042035898
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January 2012

Edited by Elza Adamowicz and Eric Robertson

This collection of critical essays celebrates the subversive and challenging creativity of the Dada movement, born in pacifist Zurich in 1916 in violent reaction to the First World War. It examines the collective and individual activities that took place under the name of Dada in Zurich, Cologne,...
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26
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Hardback
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9789042033559
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January 2011

Edited by Renée M. Silverman

The avant-garde has been popular for some time, but its popularity has tended to fly under the radar. This “popular avant-garde,” conceived as the meeting ground of the avant-garde and popular, avoids the divorce of art and praxis of which the avant-garde has been accused. The Popular...
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25
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Hardback
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9789042031609
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January 2010

Edited by Günter Berghaus

This volume, Futurism and the Technological Imagination, results from a conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas in Helsinki. It contains a number of re-written conference contributions as well as several specially commissioned essays that address various aspects of...
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24
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042027473
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January 2009

Edited by Alexander Graf and Dietrich Scheunemann

This volume on avant-garde film has emerged as part of a wider reassessment of 20th century avant-garde art, literature and film carried out in the framework of a research project at the University of Edinburgh. It paves the way for a fresh assessment of avant-garde film and develops its theory...
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23
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Hardback
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9789042023055
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January 2007

Édité par Wolfgang Asholt et Hans T. Siepe

Les avant-gardes inventent dès leur début au XXe siècle des politiques et une forme spécifique du politique, et le surréalisme va le plus loin dans l'interpénétration des domaines politiques et artistiques. A la différence des autres mouvements d'...
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22
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042022966
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January 2007

Edited by Klaus Beekman and Jan de Vries

Avant-Garde and Criticism sheds new light on the complex aims, functions, practices and contexts of art-criticism in relation to the European avant-garde. Although many avant-garde works and the avant-gardes of various countries have been analyzed, considerably less attention has been given to...
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Volume: 
21
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042021525
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January 2007

Edited by David Hopkins

The neo-avant-garde of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, is due for a thoroughgoing reassessment. This collection of essays represents the first full-scale attempt to deal with the concept from an interdisciplinary standpoint. A number of essays in this book concentrate on fine art, particularly painting...
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20
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042021259
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January 2006

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Series edited by Tania Ørum and Marianne Ping Huang

Series edited by Tania Ørum and Marianne Ping Huang. A Cultural History of the Avant-Garde in the Nordic Countries is a subseries of Avant-Garde Critical Studies.
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2214-0808