Stephen Forcer's Dada as Text, Thought and Theory (Legenda Research PDF

By Stephen Forcer

ISBN-10: 1907975837

ISBN-13: 9781907975837

The Dada circulation, respected as might be the purest type of cultural subversion and provocation in 20th-century Europe, has been a sufferer of the readiness with which cultural historians have swallowed its personal propaganda. in keeping with vast shut research of French-language Dada paintings in its unique shape, and delivering English translations all through, this significant reappraisal seems at a wide diversity of media and issues - together with poetry, movie, philosophy, and quantum physics - for you to get past Dada's typecasting as avant-garde anti-hero. paintings via ladies writers and different marginalized figures combines with that of canonical Dadaists to give Dada in a significantly new set of guises: poetic and textually refined; intellectually and philosophically significant; peaceful and quasi-Buddhist; and, might be such a lot uncomfortably of all, conformist and reactionary.

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