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  • Expressionism as an International Literary Phenomenonby Ulrich Weisstein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1973; US$ 210.00

    Ulrich Weisstein’s collection of 21 essays offers a comparative study of Expressionism as a Modernist movement whose dynamic core lay in Germany and Austria-Hungary, but which transformed artistic practices in other European countries. The focus, Weisstein argues, “must be strictly and sharply aimed at a specific body of works and opinions—a relatively... more...

  • Visual Culture in the Modern Middle Eastby Christiane Gruber; Sune Haugbolle

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    This timely book examines the power and role of the image in modern Middle Eastern societies. The essays explore the role and function of image making to highlight the ways in which the images "speak" and what visual languages mean for the construction of Islamic subjectivities, the distribution of power, and the formation of identity and belonging.... more...

  • Poetry of the Revolutionby Martin Puchner

    Princeton University Press 2005; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    Poetry of the Revolution tells the story of political and artistic upheavals through the manifestos of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Ranging from the Communist Manifesto to the manifestos of the 1960s and beyond, it highlights the varied alliances and rivalries between socialism and repeated waves of avant-garde art. Martin Puchner... more...

  • Modernismby Robin Walz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Robin Walz’s updated Modernism , now part of the Seminar Studies series, has been updated to include significant primary source material and features to make it more accessible for students returning to, or studying the topic for the first time. The twentieth century was a period of seismic change on a global scale, witnessing two world wars,... more...

  • Artful Itinerariesby Paul Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Romantik / Romanticismby Jürgen Stolzenberg; Karl Ameriks; Fred Rush

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 84.00

    Lange Zeit stand die Romantik im Schatten des Deutschen Idealismus. Insbesondere Hegels Kritik war wirkungsmächtig. In jüngster Zeit ist die Romantik vor allem als kritische und philosophisch eigenständige Alternative zum Systemdenken der idealistischen Philosophie rehabilitiert und als noch unausgeschöpfte Quelle für das Denken der Moderne... more...

  • Surréalisme et politique - Politique du Surréalismeby Wolfgang Asholt; Hans T. Siepe

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 75.60

    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'avant-garde historiques, le modèle du surréalisme... more...

  • Reflections on Baroqueby Robert Harbison

    Reaktion Books 2002; US$ 27.50

    In this surprising reinterpretation of the Baroque, Robert Harbison offers new readings that stress its eccentric and tumultuous forms, in which a destablized sense of reality is often projected onto the viewer. more...

  • Mobilités culturelles - Cultural Mobilitiesby Pascal Gin; Walter Moser

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 29.95

    Une étude de l’impact et de l’influence de la mobilité sur les dynamiques culturelles au Canada et au Brésil. A study of the impact and influence of mobility on cultural dynamics in Canada and Brazil. more...

  • Innovatieby Douwe W. Fokkema; Frans Ruiter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 98.00

    Deze bundel presenteert interdisciplinair onderzoek rond het thema innovatie. De krititische vragen die L.C. Brinkman, destijds minister van WVC, bij het begrip innovatie in de kunst stelt, worden beantwoord door de theater wetenschapper Henri Schoenmakers. De bijdragen op het gebied van muziek (Paul Op de Coul), architectuur (A.W. Reinink) en de letterkunde... more...