Regarding the Popular: Modernism, the Avant-Garde and High and Low Culture

Regarding the Popular: Modernism, the Avant-Garde and High and Low Culture

by Sascha Bru
     
 

Regarding the Popular charts the complex relationship between the avant-gardes and modernisms on the one hand and popular culture on the other

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Regarding the Popular charts the complex relationship between the avant-gardes and modernisms on the one hand and popular culture on the other. Covering (neo-)avant-gardists and modernists from various European countries, this second volume in the series European Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies explores the nature of so-called “low” culture, dealing with aspects as diverse as the everyday and the folkloric. Regarding the Popular charts the many ways in which the allegedly “high” modernists and avant-gardists looked at and represented the “low”. As such, this book will appeal to all those with an interest in the dynamic of modern experimental arts and literatures.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110274561
Publisher:
De Gruyter, Walter, Inc.
Publication date:
11/17/2011
Series:
European Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies, #2
Pages:
490
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Sascha Bru and Laurence van Nuijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; Benedikt Hjartarson, University of Iceland; Peter Nicholls, New York University, USA; Tanja Ørum, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Hubert van den Berg, Adam Mickiewicz University, Pozna?, Poland.

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