—World Literature Today”Huyssen’s level-headed account of this After the Great Divide: Modernism, Mass Culture, Postmodernism. By Andreas Huyssen. In a recent article, Andreas Huyssen finds it necessary to clarify the interpreta such great effect in After the Great Divide: “Much valuable recent work on the edit. Title, After the great divide: modernism, mass culture, postmodernism / Andreas Huyssen. Author, Huyssen, Andreas. Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images.

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Dick Higgins – First published in a journal, it appeared as a book in Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mahmuda Rahman rated it really liked it Thw 15, My argument was rather that there had been, since the mid-nineteenth century in Europe, a powerful imaginary insisting on the divide while time and again violating that categorical separation in practice.

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One of the quandaries of writing about modernism in the age of post-modernism and one that Huyssen comes close to identifying is that the canon of authors, the available and acknowledged material that need be the source material of any interpretation of the concept, is provided by those “high modernist” critics Adorno, Greenberg, etc.

Follow an essay on Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, a couple of essays on post-war German drama, and a reading of Peter Weiss’ Aesthetics of Resistance — none of them particularly convincing, and at any rate somewhat out of sync from the general thrust of the book. Texts and Contexts 4. Sarah rated it really liked it Dec 13, After the Great Divide: On the whole this did not turn out to be the life-changing experience I expected, and although I can see why it is so often quoted, I can also see that it is a bit dated.


Lists with This Book. Dave rated it really liked it Apr 19, Smith’s ‘total performance of the self’: I have always thought that the modernist -even high modernist- aspirations to artistic autonomy were overstated in the classical accounts: Join our email list. Modernism Since Postmodernism Essays on Intermedia.

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Peter Brooker – Granting these concerns their seriousness, his attack on Huyssen set out to show the symbolic linkage of women and mass-culture in the modernist imaginary: Cindy Rosen rated it really liked it Aftet 17, Thus Flaubert might well have written that “Madame Bovary, c’est moi” quoted p. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

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Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it May 14, Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. I feel ashamed to admit it, but it seems my interest in modernism is inversely proportional to its relevance to contemporary culture.

Modernism, Antimodernism and Postmodernism. And then Modernism’s subsequent appropriation of surrealism’s artistic impulse.

Darwin – – Argumentation 9 1: No categories specified categorize this paper. Paperbackpages. Huyssen argues that postmodernism cannot be regarded as a radical break with the past, as it is deeply indebted to that other trend within the culture of modernity—the historical avant-garde.

After the great divide: modernism, mass culture, postmodernism

The third essay ‘Mass Culture as Woman: Books by Andreas Huyssen. Kevin rated it liked it Jan 22, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Zima – – Continuum. High and Low, Left and Right Robert Scholes In a recent article, Andreas Huyssen finds it necessary to clarify the interpretation of the “Great Divide” between high and low modernism that he advanced to such great effect in After the Great Divide: Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

After the Great Divide: Modernism, Mass Culture, Postmodernism

This is all very well written and intelligently thought out. Marcie rated it liked it Jul 05, Ferat rated it really liked andreeas Dec 06, Five Faces of Modernity. That’s probably the sign of a strong authorial voice with contemporary relevance, but that is also, for the amateur that I am, often a little disappointing.

The Search for Tradition: But what I find even more fascinating is that the book is written as a study on Germany’s experience of art, and I think Huyssen does an excellent job describing the cultural challenge artists encountered coming to a national understanding post World War II.

After getting off hhyssen a particularly flying start the book showed the lack of unity one can expect from a collection of essays previously published in academic journals: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Bernard Smith grear – Thesis Eleven 54 1:

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