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Preservation, Radicalism, and the Avant-Garde Canon (Hardcover)

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Combining a range of content with self-reflexive examination by scholars and practitioners, this edited volume interrogates the contemporary significance of the avant-garde. The contributors question the role of academia and exhibition cultures in redefining, reshaping, preserving, and transmitting the products of this historical phenomenon. Such contemporary scholarly and exhibition-based exploration institutionalizes avant-garde productions and, in doing so, threatens the potency of the avant-garde which relies on its marginal position. Rather than focusing on a particular region, period, or movement, this volume brings together case studies to examine what constitutes the avant-garde canon.

Number of Pages: 277
Genre: Literary Criticism, Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Semiotics + Theory
Series Title: Avant-Gardes in Performance
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: January 29, 2016
TCIN: 50811503
UPC: 9781137479303
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-9160
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