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Democracy, law and the modernist avant-gardes : writing in the state of exception / by Sascha Bru. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
Bru, Sascha, author.
Publication:
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (vii, 256 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
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Other Title:
Democracy Law & the Modernist Avant-Gardes
Subjects:
Modernism (Literature) -- Europe.
Literature, Experimental -- Europe.
Democracy -- Europe.
Politics and literature -- Europe.
Language:
English
Summary:
This is the first book to look at the ties between European modernism and democracy in a cross-cultural manner.
Contents:
Taking writing to exception : by way of introduction
The trauma of literature : a promenade through the archive on the avant-garde and politics
The party and the book : Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, futurism and amateur democracy
The paper state : Paul van Ostaijen, expressionism and constitutional heterotopia
The secret politician : Richard Huelsenbeck, Dadaism and the redemption of literature
The law of literature : by way of conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Oct 2015).
ISBN:
0-7486-5193-4
1-282-62043-6
9786612620430
0-7486-4176-9
OCLC:
638860078