Regarding the Popular
Modernism, the Avant-Garde and High and Low Culture
Ed. by Bru, Sascha / Nuijs, Laurence / Hjartarson, Benedikt / Nicholls, Peter / Ørum, Tania / Berg, Hubert
Aims and Scope
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.
- xii, 490 pages
- Type of Publication:
- Popular Culture; Avant-garde Movements