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Weimar culture and its others

Nicholas Attfield

in Challenging the Modern: Conservative Revolution in German Music, 1918-1933

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266137
eISBN:
9780191865206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266137.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter begins with the post-1945 concept of ‘Weimar culture’, and, through a critique of an article by Michael Kater, considers the concept’s tendency to divide the era into two ... More


Challenging the Modern: Conservative Revolution in German Music, 1918-1933

Nicholas Attfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266137
eISBN:
9780191865206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266137.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book challenges commonplace conceptions of musical conservatism during Germany’s Weimar Republic (1918–33). Its primary goal is to offer scrutiny of uncritical links often made by musicologists ... More


Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Peter E. Gordon and John P. McCormick (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

During its short lifespan, the Weimar Republic (1918–33) witnessed an unprecedented flowering of achievements in many areas, including psychology, political theory, physics, philosophy, literary and ... More


The Weimar Legacy of Los Angeles

Ehrhard Bahr

in Weimar on the Pacific: German Exile Culture in Los Angeles and the Crisis of Modernism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251281
eISBN:
9780520933804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251281.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The presence of German exiles shaped the cultural life of Los Angeles, especially in the fields of music, theater, and film. This chapter deals with Weimar culture in Los Angeles as a hidden legacy ... More


Germany and Weimar Berlin as the City of Science

Mary Jo Nye

in Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226610634
eISBN:
9780226610658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610658.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the ideals and realities of Weimar scientific culture and their impact on the economic, political, and philosophical writings of Michael Polanyi. Faced by the increasing ... More


New German Dance Studies

Susan Manning and Lucia Ruprecht (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036767
eISBN:
9780252093869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036767.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book offers fresh histories and theoretical inquiries that resonate across fields of the humanities. Sixteen chapters range from eighteenth-century theater dance to popular contemporary dances ... More


The Bitter Truth of Modernism: A Late-Romantic Story

Peter Franklin

in Reclaiming Late-Romantic Music: Singing Devils and Distant Sounds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520280397
eISBN:
9780520958036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280397.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The fragmentation of Weimar culture, in which “advanced” modernism, or “new music,” criticized late-romantic indulgence across a gulf filled with many new, more popular and contemporary forms of ... More


Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Alexander Gelley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In transposing the Freudian dream work from the individual subject to the collective, Walter Benjamin projected a “macroscosmic journey” of the individual sleeper to “the dreaming collective, which, ... More


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