"All Power to the Imagination!": Art and Politics in the West German Counterculture from the Student Movement to the Greens

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All Power to the Imagination! is a history of the counterculture s immensely influential role in West German cultural and political life. Sabine von Dirke opens with an examination of nascent countercultural movements in West Germany during the 1950s. She then moves to a nuanced account of the student movement of the 1960s, describing its adaptation of the theories of Marcuse, Adorno, and Benjamin, then recounting its attack on bourgeois notions of the autonomy of art and culture. She next examines the subsequent ...

"All Power to the Imagination!": Art and Politics in the West German Counterculture from the Student Movement to the Greens 1997, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803246638

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