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Modernism and the Isolation of Nazi Culture

Pamela M. Potter

in Art of Suppression: Confronting the Nazi Past in Histories of the Visual and Performing Arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520282346
eISBN:
9780520957961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282346.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Opening with a survey of the challenges to understanding the term modernism and the particular complications of German culture’s negotiation with modernization, this chapter goes on to identify how ... More


Writing Weimar: Critical Realism in German Literature, 1918-1933

David Midgley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151791
eISBN:
9780191672835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151791.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The years of the Weimar Republic saw complex cultural change in Germany as well as political turmoil. This book draws on the large amount of research done on the period since the 1980s in order to ... More


The Prying “I” of Montage

Garrett Stewart

in Closed Circuits: Screening Narrative Surveillance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201214
eISBN:
9780226201351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201351.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Fritz’s Lang’s cinema is the test case for a medium-deep relation of illicit spying to narrative spectacle. From the launch of the Mabuse series in the 1920s and early 1930s down to its 1960 ... More


Weill’s America, America’s Weill

Naomi Graber

in Kurt Weill's America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190906580
eISBN:
9780190906610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906580.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The beginnings of Weill’s career coincided with the early days of the Weimar Republic, a period in which Germany experienced remarkable political and cultural changes. Jazz, or at least the idea of ... More


Poetics of Perception: The Cognitive Linguistic Foundation of Narrativity and the “Aesthetics of Observation” in German Avant-Garde Literature

Natalia Igl

in Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines the interrelation of cognitive linguistic principles, specific textual and narrative strategies, and—as a third domain—contemporary poetological positions by means of an ... More


Frame-Advance ModernismThe Case of Fritz Lang’s M

Garrett Stewart

in Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198714170
eISBN:
9780191782596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714170.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Extending work on ‘frame-advance modernism’ and on the seriality of photomechanical succession as cinema’s optical specificity, this chapter explores the allusions in M (Fritz Lang’s first sound ... More


Qualities Recast

Mark Evan Bonds

in Absolute Music: The History of an Idea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199343638
eISBN:
9780199373437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343638.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The reification of absolute music as a repertory in the middle of the nineteenth century compelled writers to recast the qualities that had for so long dominated discussions about music’s essence. ... More


Recuperating Ruins

Kitty Hauser

in Shadow Sites: Photography, Archaeology, and the British Landscape 1927–1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199206322
eISBN:
9780191919275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199206322.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

As has been well documented, images of the British landscape performed an important propagandist role in the Second World War, particularly after the fall of France in June 1940, when Britain faced ... More


A Tale of Two Cities

Kitty Hauser

in Shadow Sites: Photography, Archaeology, and the British Landscape 1927–1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199206322
eISBN:
9780191919275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199206322.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

In the summer of 1943, a year after the Baedeker raids on Canterbury that devastated large sections of the historic city, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger began to film A Canterbury Tale on ... More


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