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Hopkins, David and Schaffner, Anna Katharina, eds. (2006) Neo-Avant-Garde. Avant-Garde-Critical-Studies, 20 . Rodopi, Amsterdam; Atlanta, 454 pp. ISBN 90-420-2125-X. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:3460)

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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 and sculpture, thereby adding significantly to the growing art historical literature in the field, but a number of the contributions also focus on poetry, performance, theatre, film, architecture and music. Given that there are also major essays here dealing with geographical blindspots in current neo-avant-garde studies, with thematic issues such as art’s entanglement with gender, mass culture and politics, with key neo-avant-garde publications, and with the purely theoretical problems attaching to the theorisation of the topic, this collection offers a multi-dimensional approach to the subject which is noticeably lacking elsewhere. Taken together these essays represent a consolidated attempt at re-thinking the ‘cultural logic’ of the immediate post-World War II period.

Item Type: Edited book
Subjects: N Visual Arts > N Visual arts (General). For photography, see TR
N Visual Arts
P Language and Literature
P Language and Literature > PB Modern Languages
P Language and Literature > PC Romance philology and languages
N Visual Arts > ND Painting
P Language and Literature > PD Germanic philology and languages
P Language and Literature > PS American literature
N Visual Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Anna Schaffner
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2008 12:56 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 09:42 UTC
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