Maerhofer, John W. (2009) Rethinking the Vanguardaesthetic and political positions in the modernist debate, 1917-1962 Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub.,MLA Citation
Rethinking the Vanguard [electronic resource] : aesthetic and political positions in the modernist debate, 1917-1962 /
by John W. Maerhofer.
|Main Author:||Maerhofer, John W.|
|Published:||Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009.|
ebrary Academic religion & philosophy
Academic complete, religion & philosophy
|Topics:||Modernism (Aesthetics) | Avant-garde (Aesthetics) | Art - Political aspects. | Aesthetics, Modern - 20th century. | Intellectual life - History - 20th century. | ART - Performance. | ART - Reference. | Avantgarde. | Politik. | Ästhetik.|
|Genres:||Electronic books. | History.|
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|Physical Description:||1 online resource (x, 215 pages)
|Includes:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-212) and index.
9781443812276 (electronic bk.)
1443812277 (electronic bk.)
|Summary:||How has political revolution figured into the development of avant-garde cultural production? Is the vanguard an antiquated concept or does its influence still resonate in the 21st century? Focusing closely on the convergence of aesthetics and politics that materialized in the early part of the twentieth century, this study offers a re-interpretation of the historical avant-garde from 1917 to 1962, a turbulent period in intellectual history which marked the apex, crisis, and decline of vangua ...