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The Czech avant-garde literary movement between the world wars

Thomas Gustav Winner

The Czech avant-garde literary movement between the world wars

by Thomas Gustav Winner

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Experimental Literature,
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics),
  • History and criticism,
  • Czech literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-200).

    StatementThomas G. Winner ; edited by Ondřej Sládek and Michael Heim
    ContributionsSládek, Ondřej, Heim, Michael Henry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG5007.2.E85 W56 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 pages
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27210572M
    ISBN 101433126273
    ISBN 109781433126277, 9781453913970
    LC Control Number2014019360
    OCLC/WorldCa908987019

    An unprecedented and comprehensive survey of Latin American artists in interwar Paris Paris was the artistic capital of the world in the s and ’30s, providing a home and community for the French and international avant-garde, whose experiments laid the groundwork for artistic production throughout the rest of the century. As totally radical as the avant-garde is, it's still a pretty broad term. Scores of literary techniques, genres, and movements all fall under its inventive umbrella. We're talking about techniques like concrete and flarf poetry, genres like magical realism and bizarro fiction, and movements like the Beats and the Theater of the Absurd.

    Czech History • - The Great Moravian Empire and the Přemyslid Dynasty • - John of Luxembourg and Charles IV • - The Hussite Era and George of Poděbrady • - The Habsburg Dynasty to Joseph II • - National Revival to World War I • - The First Republic and World War II.   And if the 60s avant garde lacked coherence as a literary unit, then it also lacked staying power. Johnson and Quin killed themselves within a few months of .

      This book focuses on avant-garde literature and art in Europe and America during the first quarter of the twentieth century. It examines five movements that shaped our response to the demands of the modern age and contributed to the creation of a modern sensibility: Cubism, Futurism, the Metaphysical School, Dada, and Surrealism.   This book explores the avant-garde's influence over the New Wave and considers the political implications of that influence. The close analysis of selected films, ranging from the Oscar-winning Closely Observed Trains to the aesthetically challenging Daisies, is contextualized by an account of the Czech avant-garde and a discussion of the Reviews: 2.


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Show Less. Restricted access. The Czech Avant-Garde Literary Movement Between the Two World Wars tells the little-known story of the renaissance of Czech literary arts in the period between the two world wars. In his analyses of the writings of this period, Thomas G. Winner illuminates the aesthetic and linguistic characteristics of these works and shows how poetry and.

The Czech Avant-Garde Literary Movement Between the Two World Wars tells the little-known story of the renaissance of Czech literary arts in the period between the two world wars.

The avant-garde writers during this period broke down the barrier between the elite literary language and the vernacular and turned to spoken language, substandard forms, everyday sources such as newspapers and.

The Czech Avant-Garde Literary Movement Between the Two World Wars tells the little-known story of the renaissance of Czech literary arts in the period between the two world wars.

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A worthy successor to Sayer's much-praised The Coasts of Bohemia."—Financial Times "A thoroughly engrossing book."—Jim Burns, Northern Review of Books. Czech literature is the literature written in the Czech earliest literary works written in Czech date to the 14th century.

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The close analysis of selected films, ranging from the Oscar-winning Closely Observed Trains to the aesthetically challenging Daisies, is contextualized by an account of the Czech avant-garde and a discussion of the.

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