Title, After the great divide: modernism, mass culture, postmodernism / Andreas Huyssen. Author, Huyssen, Andreas. Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images. After the Great Divide has 75 ratings and 3 reviews. intelligent postmodern critics of art and literature, Huyssen collects here a series of his essays on pomo. Today’s challenge to the divide between mass culture and modernism goes by the name of the postmodern. Huyssen argues that postmodernism itself cannot.

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Mass Culture as Woman: Huyssen is a German professor and relies very heavily on German examples. Modernism, Avant-garde, Decadence, Kitsch, Postmodernism. Dave rated it really liked it Apr 19, 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.

From Hollywood to Richard Wagner 3. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Elspeth Probyn – – Hypatia 6 3: Ships from and sold by Amazon. Tuesday and Wednesday pm, or by appointment. Chris Hutchinson rated it really liked it May 04, Autonomy is the condition for art’s critical potential. 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.


We might add that outside the particular confines of the avantgarde and its immediate precursor, varied conceptions of the creative process also complicate the gendering of authorship: Modernism Since Postmodernism Essays on Intermedia. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The third essay ‘Mass Culture as Woman: Auth with social network: Receive email notifications on new books and gret sales.

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Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it May 14, Postmodernism, Postsocialism and Beyond. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The last two essays are also quite valuable: Patricia Waugh – Practising Postmodernism, Reading Modernism.

One of the quandaries of writing about modernism in the age of dlvide 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, rivide.


Pop Art was an art movement in the late s and s that reflected everyday life and common objects. Feb 25, Rob rated it really liked it Shelves: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

History of Western Philosophy. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Share your thoughts with other customers. Mahmuda Rahman rated it really liked it Dec 15, Alan Wilde – Dviide Designer Fashion Brands. This is an interesting position, and one certainly congruent with the “Burger” theory of the avantgarde, which postulate its project as the “sublation of art into life”, although the in Burger the subtext seems to present this sublation huyxsen terms of performance, whereas adding the mediation of mass-culture as an ‘in-between’ of art and life dependant on technology opens up a more collective and political dimension.

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