Theatre, Performance, and the Historical Avant-Garde (Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History Series) / Edition 1

Theatre, Performance, and the Historical Avant-Garde (Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History Series) / Edition 1

by Gunter Berghaus
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403969558

ISBN-13: 9781403969552

Pub. Date: 01/22/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This study traces the origins of European modernism in Nineteenth-century Paris, examining every major avant-garde movement that sprung from this epicentre in the early Twentieth century: Expressionism, Dadaism, etc. In this wide-ranging overview Berghaus demonstrates a mastery of primary and secondary sources in several different languages.  See more details below

Overview

This study traces the origins of European modernism in Nineteenth-century Paris, examining every major avant-garde movement that sprung from this epicentre in the early Twentieth century: Expressionism, Dadaism, etc. In this wide-ranging overview Berghaus demonstrates a mastery of primary and secondary sources in several different languages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403969552
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/22/2006
Series:
Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Genesis of Modernism and of the Avant-garde Expressionism Futurism Dadaism Constructivism Epilogue: The Postwar Revival of Modernism and of the Avant-garde

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