Visions of Violence: German Avant-Gardes After Fascism

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Nazi Germany s book burnings, its campaign against degenerate art, and its persecution of experimental artists pushed the avant garde to the brink of extinction. How the avant-garde came back, finding a new purpose in the wake of the war, is the subject of "Visions of Violence." An extreme faction of aesthetic modernity intent on bulldozing contemporary life, the avant-garde has regularly employed visions of violence in their push for societal and cultural renewal. But in the shadow of unparalleled war and genocide, such ...

Visions of Violence: German Avant-Gardes After Fascism 2007, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810124714

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Visions of Violence: German Avant-Gardes After Fascism 2007, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810124660

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