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Faster, Higher, Stronger, Comrades!
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Tim Harte
Categories: Arts, Russian
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

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Faster, Higher, Stronger, Comrades!
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Tim Harte
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

The revival of the Olympic games in 1896 and the subsequent rise of modern athletics prompted a new, energetic movement away from more sedentary habits. In Russia, this ethos soon became a key facet of the Bolsheviks' shared vision for the future. In the aftermath of the revolution, glorification of
The Poetics of the Avant-garde in Literature, Arts, and Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Slav N. Gratchev
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-05 - Publisher: Lexington Books

The Poetics of the Avant-garde in Literature, Arts, and Philosophy presents a range of chapters written by a highly international group of scholars from disciplines such as literary studies, arts, theatre, and philosophy to analyze the ambitions of avant-garde artists. Together, these essays highlight the interdisciplinary scope of the historic
Soviet Films of the 1970s and Early 1980s
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Marina Rojavin, Tim Harte
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores a new character archetype that permeated Soviet film during what became known as the era of Stagnation, a stark period of loneliness, disappointment, and individual despair. This new type of character was neither negative nor positive, but nevertheless systematically undermined Soviet norms of behaviour, hairstyle, dress, lifestyle,
Circus and the Avant-Gardes
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Anna-Sophie Jürgens, Mirjam Hildbrand
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-15 - Publisher: Routledge

This book examines how circus and circus imaginary have shaped the historical avant-gardes at the beginning of the 20th century and the cultures they help constitute, to what extent this is a mutual shaping, and why this is still relevant today. This book aims to produce a better sense of