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Berghaus, Günter 1953-

Overview
Works: 100 works in 374 publications in 3 languages and 10,663 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Art  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, htt, Contributor, Compiler
Classifications: PN2193.E86, 792.029
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Günter Berghaus
Publications by Günter Berghaus
Most widely held works by Günter Berghaus
International futurism in arts and literature by Günter Berghaus( file )
12 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
International Yearbook of Futurism Studies 2014 by Günter Berghaus( file )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
Volume 4 (2014) of the International Yearbook of Futurism Studies is again an open issue that addresses reactions to Italian Futurism in 16 countries (Argentina, Armenia, Brazil, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Japan, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, USA), and in the artistic media of photography, theatre and visual poetry
International yearbook of futurism studies ( file )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
Volume 6 (2016) is an open issue with an emphasis on Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia, Iceland). Four essays focus on Russia, two on music; other contributions are concerned with Egypt, USA and Korea. Furthermore there are sections on Futurist archives, Futurism in caricatures and Futurism in fiction
International yearbook of futurism studies ( file )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
The special issue of International Yearbook of Futurism Studies for 2015 will investigate the role of Futurism in the œuvre of a number of Women artists and writers. These include a number of women actively supporting Futurism (e.g. Růžena Zátková, Edyth von Haynau, Olga Rozanova, Eva Kühn), others periodically involved with the movement (e.g. Valentine de Saint Point, Aleksandra Ekster, Mary Swanzy), others again inspired only by certain aspects of the movement (e.g. Natalia Goncharova, Alice Bailly, Giovanna Klien). Several artists operated on the margins of a Futurist inspired aesthetics, but they felt attracted to Futurism because of its support for women artists or because of its innovatory roles in the social and intellectual spheres. Most of the artists covered in Volume 5 (2015) are far from straightforward cases, but exactly because of this they can offer genuinely new insights into a still largely under-researched domain of twentieth-century art and literature. Guiding questions for these investigations are: How did these women come into contact with Futurist ideas? Was it first-hand knowledge (poems, paintings, manifestos etc) or second-hand knowledge (usually newspaper reports or personal conversions with artists who had been in contact with Futurism)? How did the women respond to the (positive or negative) reports? How did this show up in their œuvre? How did it influence their subsequent, often non-Futurist, career?
International Yearbook of Futurism Studies. 2017 ( file )
6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Futurism Studies in its canonical form has followed in the steps of Marinetti's concept of Futurisme mondial, according to which Futurism had its centre in Italy and a large number of satellites around Europe and the rest of the globe. Consequently, authors of textbook histories of Futurism focus their attention on Italy, add a chapter or two on Russia and dedicate next to no attention to developments in other parts of the world. Futurism Studies tends to sees in Marinetti's movement the font and mother of all subsequent avant-gardes and deprecates the non-European variants as mere 'derivatives'. Vol. 7 of the International Yearbook of Futurism Studies will focus on one of these regions outside Europe and demonstrate that the heuristic model of centre - periphery is faulty and misleading, as it ignores the originality and inventiveness of art and literature in Latin America. Futurist tendencies in both Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries may have been, in part, 'influenced' by Italian Futurism, but they certainly did no 'derive' from it. The shift towards modernity took place in Latin America more or less in parallel to the economic progress made in the underdeveloped countries of Europe. Italy and Russia have often been described as having originated Futurism because of their backwardness compared to the industrial powerhouses England, Germany and France. According to this narrative, Spain and Portugal occupied a position of semi-periphery. They had channelled dominant cultural discourses from the centre nations into the colonies. However, with the rise of modernity and the emergence of independence movements, cultural discourses in the colonies undertook a major shift. The revolt of the European avant-garde against academic art found much sympathy amongst Latin American artists, as they were engaged in a similar battle against the canonical discourses of colonial rule. One can therefore detect many parallels between the European and Latin American avant-garde movements. This includes the varieties of Futurism, to which Yearbook 2017 will be dedicated. In Europe, the avant-garde had a complex relationship to tradition, especially its 'primitivist' varieties. In Latin America, the avant-garde also sought to uncover and incorporate alternative, i.e. indigenous traditions. The result was a hybrid form of art and literature that showed many parallels to the European avant-garde, but also had other sources of inspiration. Given the large variety of indigenous cultures on the American continent, it was only natural that many heterogeneous mixtures of Futurism emerged there. Yearbook 2017 explores this plurality of Futurisms and the cultural traditions that influenced them. Contributions focus on the intertextual character of Latin American Futurisms, interpret works of literature and fine arts within their local setting, consider modes of production and consumption within each culture as well as the forms of interaction with other Latin American and European centres. 14 essays locate Futurism within the complex network of cultural exchange, unravel the Futurist contribution to the complex interrelations between local and the global cultures in Latin America and reveal the dynamic dialogue as well as the multiple forms of cross-fertilization that existed amongst them
New perspectives on prehistoric art by Günter Berghaus( file )
10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Following the discovery of Franco-Caribbean cave art in the nineteenth century, standard interpretations of these works usually revolved around hunting, magic, and fertility cults. Orthodox positions such as these have weighed heavily on later generations of art historians, archaeologists, and anthropologists, even those whose views dissented from those of their predecessors. In the last few decades, however, new approaches to cave art, often based on discoveries made in Africa, Asia, Australia, North America, and the Arctic region, have produced new insights into possible meanings and functio
Fascism and theatre : comparative studies on the aesthetics and politics of performance in Europe, 1925-1945 by Günter Berghaus( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 756 libraries worldwide
New approaches to theatre studies and performance analysis : papers presented at the Colston Symposium, Bristol, 21-23 March 1997 by Günter Berghaus( file )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and German and held by 621 libraries worldwide
This volume gathers 16 papers originally written for the occasion of the 49th Colston Symposium, held in Bristol in 1997, and substantially revised for this publication. They reflect on some of the key developments in the discipline of Theatre Studies over the past fifty years and combine this with a discussion of new trends and approaches, especially in the fields of Performance Studies, reception analysis, interculturalism, sociocultural analysis, theatre anthropology, dance and movement analysis, computer-assisted reconstruction of performance venues, street theatre, guerilla theatre, ritua
Theatre, performance, and the historical avant-garde by Günter Berghaus( Book )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
This study traces the origins of European modernism in Nineteenth-century Paris, examining every major avant-garde movement that sprung from this epicentre in the early Twentieth century: Expressionism, Dadaism, etc. In this wide-ranging overview Berghaus demonstrates a mastery of primary and secondary sources in several different languages
Futurism in Eastern and Central Europe ( file )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Avant-garde performance : live events and electronic technologies by Günter Berghaus( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 394 libraries worldwide
How did the concept of the avant-garde come into existence? How did it impact on the performing arts? How did the avant-garde challenge the artistic establishment and avoid the pull of commercial theatre, gallery and concert-hall circuits? How did performance artists respond to new technological developments? Placing key figures and performances in their historical, social and aesthetic context, Gunter Berghaus offers an accessible introduction to post-war avant-garde performance. Written in a clear, engaging style, and supported by text boxes and illustrations throughout, this volume explains the complex ideas behind avant-garde art and evocatively brings to life the work of some of its most influential performance artists. Covering hot topics such as multi-media and body art performances, this text is essential reading for students of theatre studies and performance
Italian futurist theatre, 1909-1944 by Günter Berghaus( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Italian Futurist Theatre provides an overview of the theatrical activities of the Italian Futurist movement, headed by F.T. Marinetti. It analyzes the theory and practice of Futurist performance, covers the theatre work of all leading artists and writers of the movement, and discusses the main aims and achievements of their theatrical experiments. While focusing on reconstructing the performance history of Futurist theatre, this book also incorporates aspects of dramatic writing, stage and costume design, theatre architecture, dance and opera
Futurism and politics : between anarchist rebellion and fascist reaction, 1909-1944 by Günter Berghaus( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Die Quellen zu Andreas Gryphius' Trauerspiel "Carolus Stuardus" : Studien zur Entstehung eines historisch-politischen Märtyrerdramas der Barockzeit by Günter Berghaus( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in German and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Theatre and film in exile : German artists in Britain, 1933-1945 ( Book )
13 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
These essays deals with a variety of theatrical activities of refugees from Nazi Germany in Britain, approached from a British standpoint. The problems inherent in any cultural transfer from one country to another are discussed as well as the impact of Central European traditions on the industry
Critical writings by F. T Marinetti( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
"This volume includes more than seventy of Marinetti's most important writings - many of them translated into English for the first time - offering the reader a representative and still startling selection of texts concerned with Futurist art, literature, politics, and philosophy."--Jacket
Futurism and the technological imagination ( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
This volume, Futurism and the Technological Imagination , results from a conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas in Helsinki. It contains a number of re-written conference contributions as well as several specially commissioned essays that address various aspects of the Futurists' relationship to technology both on an ideological level and with regard to their artistic languages. In the early twentieth century, many art movements vied with each other to overhaul the aesthetic and ideological foundations of arts and literature and to make them suitable vehicles of expression in the new Era of the Machine. Some of the most remarkable examples came from the Futurist movement, founded in 1909 by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. By addressing the full spectrum of Futurist attitudes to science and the machine world, this collection of 14 essays offers a multifaceted account of the complex and often contradictory features of the Futurist technological imagination. The volume will appeal to anybody interested in the history of modern culture, art and literature
Handbook of international futurism ( Book )
10 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
The Handbook of International Futurism is the first reference work ever to presents in a comparative fashion all media and countries in which the movement, initiated by F.T. Marinetti in 1909, exercised a particularly noteworthy influence. The handbook offers a synthesis of the state of scholarship regarding the international radiation of Futurism and its influence in some fifteen artistic disciplines and thirty-eight countries. While acknowledging the great achievements of the movement in the visual and literary arts of Italy and Russia, it treats Futurism as an international, multidisciplinary phenomenon that left a lasting mark on the manifold artistic manifestations of the early twentieth-century avant-garde. Hundreds of artists, who in some phase in their career absorbed Futurist ideas and stylistic devices, are presented in the context of their national traditions, their international connections and the media in which they were predominantly active. The handbook acts as a kind of multi-disciplinary, geographical encyclopaedia of Futurism and gives scholars with varying levels of experience a detailed overview of all countries and disciplines in which the movement had a major impact
On ritual ( file )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
On America will respond to the powerful presence in contemporary culture of aesthetic forms and political strategies derived from North America. Counterpointing Letters from Europe, this book will address the use and abuse of images of and from North America, the deconstruction in performance theory and practice of North American art, film and performance, and the presentation of America as genre and fiction
The genesis of Futurism : Marinetti's early career and writings 1899-1909 by Günter Berghaus( Book )
8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
 
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Berghaus, Gunter
Berghaus, Gunter 1953-
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English (217)
German (14)
Chinese (1)
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