The chatter of the visible : montage and narrative in Weimar Germany (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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The chatter of the visible : montage and narrative in Weimar Germany

Author: Patrizia C McBride
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the paradoxical narrative features of the photomontage aesthetics of artists associated with Dada, Constructivism, and the New Objectivity. While montage strategies have commonly been associated with the purposeful interruption of and challenge to narrative consistency and continuity, McBride offers a historicized reappraisal of 1920s and 1930s German photomontage work to show that its peculiar mimicry was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McBride, Patrizia C.
Chatter of the visible
(OCoLC)953594693
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrizia C McBride
ISBN: 9780472073030 0472073036 9780472053032 0472053035 0472121707 9780472121700
OCLC Number: 927165925
Description: x, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Weimar-Era Montage: Perception, Expression, Storytelling --
2. Narrative Restitution of Experience: Walter Benjamins Storytelling --
3. Storytelling in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility: Benjamin on Film and Montage --
4. Narrating in Three Dimensions: Laszlo Moholy-Nagy's "Vision in Motion" --
5. Narrative Resemblance and the Modernist Photobook --
6. Abstraction and Montage in the Work of Kurt Schwitters.
Responsibility: Patrizia C. McBride.

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Examines the paradoxical narrative features of the photo montage aesthetics of artists associated with Dada, Constructivism, and the New Objectivity. McBride offers an historicized reappraisal of  Read more...

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"The Chatter of the Visible is a wonderful book. Patrizia McBride knows her topic inside and out and manages to bring a refreshing new perspective on Weimar visual culture in a way I think few Read more...

 
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