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Modernism after Wagner

Author: Juliet Koss
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, 2010.
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Named Person: Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner; Richard Wagner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet Koss
ISBN: 9780816651580 0816651582 9780816651597 0816651590
OCLC Number: 699624319
Description: XXIX, 381 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 27 cm
Contents: An Introduction to the Total Work of ArtUbiquitous Gesamtkunstwerk-Reverent Misunderstandings-Nationalism and Internationalism-Medium Specificity and Interdisciplinarity1. The Utopian GesamtkunstwerkRevolutionary Dresden-Origins and Sources-The Gesamtkunstwerk of the Future-The Audience of the Future2. Building BayreuthTheoretical Architecture-Gottfried Semper and Munich-The Bayreuth Festspielhaus-Efficient Auditorium-The Mystical Abyss3. Empathy AbstractedAesthetic Empathy-Empathy and Relief-Psychological Empathy-Empathy and Abstraction-Self-Estrangement and the Fear of Space4. The Nietzschean FestivalGeorg Fuchs and the Cult of Nietzsche-The Darmstadt Artists' Colony-Peter Behrens, Theater Reformer-The Stage of the Future-The Prinzregententheater5. Retheatricalizing the TheaterAusstellung Munchen 1908-The Munich Artists' Theater-Abstraction on a Shallow Stage-Adolf Hildebrand and Relief Sculpture-Critical Responses6. The Specter of CinemaProjections in Munich-Advertising and Consumption-Hugo Munsterberg and the Photoplay-Reproducing Sound-Absorption and Distraction7. Bauhaus Theater of Human DollsTheater at the Bauhaus-Automata, Marionettes, and Dolls-Spectators and Estrangement-The Triadic Ballet-Costume Parties and the Gesamtkunstwerk8. Invisible WagnerIntoxication and Addiction-Sorcery, Conducting, and Hypnosis-Theodor Adorno, Phantasmagorical History, and Failure-Dilettantism-Haunting ModernismNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Juliet Koss.


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