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Regarding the Popular

Modernism, the Avant-Garde and High and Low Culture

Edited by: Sascha Bru, Laurence van Nuijs, Benedikt Hjartarson, Peter Nicholls, Tania Ørum,  and Hubert van den Berg
Regarding the Popular charts the complex relationship between the avant-gardes and modernisms on the one hand and popular culture on the other. Covering (neo-)avant-gardists and modernists from various European countries, this second volume in the series European Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies explores the nature of so-called “low” culture, dealing with aspects as diverse as the everyday and the folkloric. Regarding the Popular charts the many ways in which the allegedly “high” modernists and avant-gardists looked at and represented the “low”. As such, this book will appeal to all those with an interest in the dynamic of modern experimental arts and literatures.

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Sascha Bru and Laurence van Nuijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; Benedikt Hjartarson, University of Iceland; Peter Nicholls, New York University, USA; Tanja Ørum, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Hubert van den Berg, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland.
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