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Art of suppression : confronting the Nazi past in histories of the visual and performing arts

Author: Pamela Maxine Potter
Publisher: Oakland, California University of California Press [2016] © 2016
Series: Weimar and Now:, German cultural criticism, 50.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This provocative study asks why we have held on to vivid images of the Nazis' total control of the visual and performing arts, even though research has shown that many artists and their works thrived under Hitler. To answer this question, Potter investigates how historians since 1945 wrote about music, art, architecture, theater, film, and dance in Nazi Germany and how their accounts were colored by politics of the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Maxine Potter
ISBN: 9780520282346 0520282345
OCLC Number: 957493050
Description: xvi, 389 Seiten
Series Title: Weimar and Now:, German cultural criticism, 50.
Responsibility: Pamela M. Potter.

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