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Shock and the senseless in Dada and Fluxus

Title
Shock and the senseless in Dada and Fluxus / Dorothée Brill.
Author
Brill, Dorothée.
Publication
Hanover, N.H. : Dartmouth College Press : Published by University Press of New England, c2010.

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Description
vii, 243 p. : ill.; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Interfaces : studies in visual culture
Uniform Title
Interfaces, studies in visual culture.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: shock of the senseless -- The notion of shock in early twentieth-century Europe -- Shock and urbanity: Walter Benjamin and Georg Simmel -- Shock and World War I: Walter Benjamin and Sigmund Freud -- Shock and tactility in Walter Benjamin -- Shock and the senseless in Dada -- Dada's notion of art and its sociocultural context -- Senselessness, the new, and the "shock of the unintelligible" -- The senseless in Walter Benjamin's concept of shock -- Shock and the senseless in Fluxus -- The sociocultural context of Fluxus -- From politics to a worldview: transforming the senseless -- Art as perception -- Shock and boredom: Fluxus's "senseless perception" -- Conclusion: communicating the void.
Call Number
JQZ 12-1514
ISBN
  • 9781584659020 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 1584659025 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9781584659174 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1584659173 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2010023307
OCLC
607986515
Author
Brill, Dorothée.
Title
Shock and the senseless in Dada and Fluxus / Dorothée Brill.
Imprint
Hanover, N.H. : Dartmouth College Press : Published by University Press of New England, c2010.
Series
Interfaces : studies in visual culture
Interfaces, studies in visual culture.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Research Call Number
JQZ 12-1514
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