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Introduction

Steven S. Lee

in The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173520
eISBN:
9780231540117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173520.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Introduction uses Vladimir Tatlin's Monument to the Third International (aka Tatlin's Tower) to rethink both ethnicity and the avant-garde. To assist with this effort, I also provide overviews of ... More


Theodor Adorno, Peter Bürger and Oswald Wiener, or How to Apply Neo-Avant-Garde Theory to Neo-Avant-Garde Texts

Thomas Eder

in Neo-Avant-Gardes: Post-War Literary Experiments Across Borders

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474486095
eISBN:
9781399509596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474486095.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This article confronts two very influential theoretical texts related to neo-avant-garde with one of the most important manifestations of literary neo-avant-garde: Theodor W. Adorno’s Aesthetic ... More


Differentiating the Return of the Real: Towards an Interdisciplinary Concept of the Neo-Avant-Garde

Sabine Müller

in Neo-Avant-Gardes: Post-War Literary Experiments Across Borders

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474486095
eISBN:
9781399509596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474486095.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the potentials of an interdisciplinary dialogue between neo-avant-garde research in literary and art history in three stages. The point of departure is a re-reading of the ... More


From Zero to Neo: Ivo Michiels, Book Alpha and the Neo-Avant-Garde

Lars Bernaerts

in Neo-Avant-Gardes: Post-War Literary Experiments Across Borders

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474486095
eISBN:
9781399509596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474486095.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ivo Michiels (1923-2012) is a towering figure of the neo-avant-garde in Dutch literature. His five-volume The Alpha Cycle (1963-79) is a pivotal part of his work. The chapter discusses how Michiels ... More


Introduction

in In Excess: Sergei Eisenstein's Mexico

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226734149
eISBN:
9780226734163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734163.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about Sergei Eisenstein's unfinished film ¡Que Viva Mexico!. Though Eisenstein never lived to see any of his footage and never edited a single ... More


Introduction

Laura Scuriatti

in Mina Loy's Critical Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056302
eISBN:
9780813058085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056302.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction offers a brief outline of standard and more recent scholarship on Loy and her reception; it introduces the concept of “critical modernism,” on the basis of fundamental works ... More


The twentieth century: towards the absurd

Neil Cornwell

in The Absurd in Literature

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074097
eISBN:
9781781700969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074097.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the absurdist tendencies in twentieth-century literature, noting that prose fiction had its own proto-absurdist moments, which can be seen in the works of Peter Conrad and Henry ... More


The Negativity of Painting: Magritte’s This Is Not a Pipe.

Catherine M. Soussloff

in Foucault on Painting

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902414
eISBN:
9781452958804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902414.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In his writing on the Surrealist Magritte, Foucault explored the impact of avant-garde “word and image paintings” in the history of twentieth century painting. He proposed that the circulating ... More


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