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Flight out of time : a Dada diary

Author: Hugo Ball; John Elderfield
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1996.
Series: Documents of 20th century art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hugo Ball (1886-1927) - poet, philosopher, novelist, cabaret performer, journalist, and mystic - was a man extremely sensitive to the currents of his time. In February 1916 he founded the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich. The sound poems and performance art by Ball and the other artists who gathered there were the beginnings of Dada. Ball's extraordinary diaries, edited by John Elderfield, are here available in English in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
Named Person: Hugo Ball
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugo Ball; John Elderfield
ISBN: 0520204409 9780520204409
OCLC Number: 33166511
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1974. (The documents of 20th-century art).
Description: lxiv, 274 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John Elderfield --
Foreword to the 1946 Edition / Emmy Ball-Hennings --
Prologue: The Backdrop --
Romanticism: The Word and the Image --
On the Rights of God and Man --
Flight to the Fundamental --
App. Dada Manifesto --
App. Kandinsky --
Endnotes: Ball's Sources --
Afterword / John Elderfield.
Series Title: Documents of 20th century art.
Other Titles: Flucht aus der Zeit.
Responsibility: by Hugh Ball ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Elderfield ; translated by Ann Raimes.
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The poems and performance art of Hugo Ball and his contemporaries were the beginnings of Dada. This work includes Ball's diaries, the original Dada manifesto and a critical introduction.  Read more...

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