The aesthetics of anarchy : art and ideology in the early Russian avant-garde (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The aesthetics of anarchy : art and ideology in the early Russian avant-garde

Author: Nina Gurʹjanova
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, cop. 2012.
Series: Ahmanson-Murphy fine arts imprint.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Identifies the early Russian avant-garde (1910-1918) as a distinctive movement in its own right and not a preliminary stage to the Constructivism of the 1920s. This title also identifies aesthetics  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Gurʹjanova
ISBN: 0520268768 9780520268760
OCLC Number: 785332887
Description: x, 345 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The Russian Avant-Garde and the Aesthetics of Anarchy Part I. Movements and Ideas 1. The Aesthetics of Anarchy: Definitions 2. Ideas: Bakunin, Tolstoy, and the Russian Anarchists 3. Movements: Futurisms and the Principle of Freedom Part II. Poetics 4. A Game in Hell: The Poetics of Chance and Play 5. Victory over the Sun and the Theater of Alogism 6. Deconstructing the Canon: Russian Futurist Books Part III. Locating the Avant-Garde's Social Stance 7. The "Social Test": The Avant-Garde and the Great War 8. The Suprematist Party Part IV. Politics 9. Art, Creativity, and Anarkhiia 10. The Last Revolt: Politics of the Left Federation 11. The Avant-Garde and Ideology Conclusion. The Historical Paradigm: The Avant-Gardes and Revolution Notes List of Illustrations Index
Series Title: Ahmanson-Murphy fine arts imprint.
Responsibility: Nina Gurianova.

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