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Visions of violence : German avant-gardes after fascism / Richard Langston.

Author/Creator:
Langston, Richard, 1970-
Publication:
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 317 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Avant-garde and modernism studies.
Avant-garde & modernism studies
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Subjects:
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Germany.
German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Violence in literature.
Violence in art.
Fascism in literature.
Contents:
Introduction: Visions of violence
Deaths and reconfigurations: avant-garde time after fascism
Peter Weiss and the exilic body
Nouveau Realismus: the male body and the space of history
Holocaust simulations: evoking bare life
Technologies of fascism and the poetics of silence and light
Alexander Kluge's impossible film
Phantasmagorias of normalcy: avant-gardes after unification.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-299) and index.
ISBN:
9780810124714 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0810124718 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780810124660 (cloth : alk. paper)
0810124661 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
154690256