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In 1926 : living at the edge of time

Author: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
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In this thoroughly innovative work, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht evokes the year 1926 through explorations of such things as bars, boxing, movie palaces, hunger artists, airplanes, hair gel, bullfighting, film stardom and dance crazes. From the vantage points of Berlin, Buenos Aires, and New York, the reader is allowed multiple itineraries, ultimately becoming immersed in the activities, entertainments, and thought  Read more...
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Gumbrecht, Hans Ulrich.
In 1926.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997
(DLC) 97030904
(OCoLC)37492420
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht
ISBN: 9780674038042 0674038045
OCLC Number: 435654281
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 505 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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Responsibility: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht.

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Gumbrecht evokes the year 1926 through explorations of such things as bars, boxing, movie palaces, hunger artists, airplanes, hair gel, bullfighting, film stardom, and dance crazes. From the vantage  Read more...

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[Gumbrecht] approaches the culture of the early twentieth century in an...ingenious and intriguing way in his In 1926. What interests him, he says, is to what extent a year, a simple, purely Read more...

 
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