author>Poggioli explores the relationship between the avant-garde and civilization. Historical parallels and modern examples from all the arts are ...Show synopsisauthor>Poggioli explores the relationship between the avant-garde and civilization. Historical parallels and modern examples from all the arts are used to show how the avant-garde is both symptom and cause of many major extra-aesthetic trends of our time, and that the contemporary avant-garde is the sole and authentic one.Hide synopsis
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Description:Very Good + + 8vo 250 pp, 1. The Concept of the Avant-Garde:...Very Good + + 8vo 250 pp, 1. The Concept of the Avant-Garde: Prologue; Terminological ups-and-downs; The Two Avant-gardes. 2. The Concept of a Movement: Schools and Movements; The Dialectic of Movements; Activism; Antagonism. 3. Romanticism and the Avant-Garde: Popularity and Unpopularity; Romanticism as a Precedent; Down-with-the-Past; Anticipations. 4. Agonism and Futurism: Nihilism; Agonism; Futurism; Decadence. 5. Fashion, Taste, and the Public: Fashion, Avant-Garde, and Sterotype; Intelligentsia and Elite; The Intellectual Elite; The Avant-Garde and Politics. 6. The State of Alienation: Art and Society; Psychological and Social Alienation; Economic and Cultural Alienation; Stylistic and Aesthetic Alienation. 7. Technology and the Avant-Garde: Experimentation; Scientificism; Humorism; Nominalistic Proof. 8. Avant-Garde Criticism: Prerequisites; The Problem of Obscurity; Judgment and Prejudgment; Criticism, Right and Left. 9. Aesthetics and Poetics: Dehumanization; Cerebralism and Voluntarism; Metaphysics of the Metaphor; The Mystique of Purity. 10. History and Theory: Historical Parallels; Modernity and Modernism; The Overcoming of the Avant-Garde; Epilogue; bibliography, index. Second Printing, 1981. Inked name on top edge title page. Minor edge wear with faintly age-toned text block edges, else, Prinstine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Original wrappers. ~Click on BOOKSTORES to browse our extensive listings of similar titles in Literary Criticism~
Description:New. Convinced that all aspects of modern culture have been...New. Convinced that all aspects of modern culture have been affected by avant-garde art, Poggioli explores the relationship between the avant-garde and civilization. Historical parallels and modern examples from all the arts are used to show how the avant...
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