Theorizing the Avant-Garde (Hardcover)

Author: Richard Murphy

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In Theorizing the Avant-Garde Richard Murphy mobilizes theories of the postmodern to challenge our understanding of the avant-garde and assesses its importance for the debates among theorists of postmodernism such as Jameson, Eagleton, Lyotard and Habermas. Murphy reconsiders the classic formulations of the avant-garde and investigates the relationship between art and politics via a discussion of Marcuse, Adorno and Benjamin. Combining close textual readings of a wide range of films as well as works of literature, this interdisciplinary project will appeal to all those interested in twentieth-century modernist movements and postmodernity. *Author: Murphy, Richard *Series Title: Literature, Culture, Theory *Series Number: 32 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Number of Pages: 336 *Publication Date: 1999/04/22 *Language: English *Dimensions: 8.96 x 5.82 x 1.07 inches

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Publisher Cambridge University Press
Mfg Part# 9780521632911
SKU 33873881
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0521632919
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 5.75L x 0.75T
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Editors Note In Theorizing the Avant-Garde Richard Murphy mobilizes theories of the postmodern to challenge our understanding of the avant-garde and assesses its importance for the debates among theorists of postmodernism such as Jameson, Eagleton, Lyotard and Habermas. Murphy reconsiders the classic formulations of the avant-garde and investigates the relationship between art and politics via a discussion of Marcuse, Adorno and Benjamin. Combining close textual readings of a wide range of films as well as works of literature, this interdisciplinary project will appeal to all those interested in twentieth-century modernist movements and postmodernity.
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