The Resource Rethinking the Vanguard : aesthetic and political positions in the modernist debate, 1917-1962, by John W. Maerhofer

Rethinking the Vanguard : aesthetic and political positions in the modernist debate, 1917-1962, by John W. Maerhofer

Label
Rethinking the Vanguard : aesthetic and political positions in the modernist debate, 1917-1962
Title
Rethinking the Vanguard
Title remainder
aesthetic and political positions in the modernist debate, 1917-1962
Statement of responsibility
by John W. Maerhofer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 .
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
700.904
Index
index present
LC call number
BH201
LC item number
.M314 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Rethinking the Vanguard : aesthetic and political positions in the modernist debate, 1917-1962, by John W. Maerhofer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-212) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The theoretical margins of the historical avant-garde. Spectrums : Adorno, Bürger, and Suleiman ; Revolution-as-signifier : aesthetics and politics after 1917 ; Toward a Leninist theory of art : vanguardism and the role of the committed artist, 1917-1934 -- Art, propaganda, and the manifesto, 1924-1938. Ideology and the praxis of the manifesto ; The strange diversion : communism in the service of the Surrealist revolution ; Socialist realism and the cult of the avant-garde artist -- Vanguardism : left and right movements, 1930-1948. Engineering souls : Louis Aragon and réalisme socialiste ; Ezra Pound, Futurism, and the culture of Fascism ; Towards a revolutionary Formalism : the vanguardist poetics of Louis Zukofsky -- Third world revolutions and the crisis of European aesthetic and political vanguardism, 1950-1962. Vanguardism and third world revolutionary discourse ; Aimé Césaire, Négritude, and vanguardist crisis ; The localization of the vanguard : Frantz Fanon and the Algerian revolution -- Towards a conclusion : late capitalism and the historical context of the neo-avant-garde
Control code
ocn667048827
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 215 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443811354
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612413759
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241375
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33269579
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)667048827
  • pebcs1443811351

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