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Title Expressionism reassessed / Shulamith Behr, David Fanning, Douglas Jarman, editors.
Imprint Manchester [England] ; New York : Manchester University Press; New York, NY, USA: Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, [1993]
©1993

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  NX456.5.E9 E86 1993    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  NX456.5.E9 E86 1993    AVAILABLE  
Subject Arts, Modern -- 20th century.
Expressionism (Art)
Alt Name Jarman, Douglas.
Fanning, David (David J.)
Behr, Shulamith.
Description xii, 232 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-218) and index.
Contents Foreword : Expressionism : bonfire and jellyfish / John Willett -- Introduction : Expressionism reassessed / Shulamith Behr, David Fanning and Douglas Jarman -- The origins of expressionism and the notion of the Gesamtkunstwerk / Peter Vergo -- Concepts of expressionism in Scandinavia / Marit Werenskiold -- Expressionism in exile in Great Britain / J.M. Ritchie -- Expressionism : a health warning / David Elliott -- 'The ascent to nature' : some metaphors of 'nature' in early expressionist art / Gill Perry -- Expressionist sculpture c. 1910-30 and the significance of its dual architectural/ideological frame / Erich Ranfft -- Expressionist architecture today / Dennis Sharp -- Expressionism and film : the testament of Dr Caligari / Werner Sudendorf -- Musical expressionism : the search for autonomy / Christopher Hailey -- "Wilde Musik" : composers, critics and expressionism / Peter Franklin.
Defining musical expressionism : Schoenberg and others / Stephen Hinton -- The body and the dance : Kirchner's Swiss work as expressionism / Colin Rhodes -- Expressionism and dance : a literary perspective / Manfred Kuxdorf -- The religious element in expressionist theatre / Raymond Furness -- Deciphering Wassily Kandinsky's Violet : activist expressionism and the Russian Slavonic milieu / Shulamith Behr -- Lothar Schreyer's theatre works and the use of masks / Brian Keith-Smith -- Culture and anarchy in expressionist drama / Rhys Williams.
ISBN 0719038448 (pbk.)*
071903843X (hard)
OCLC # 27338847
Table of Contents
 List of illustrations 
 Foreword: Expressionism: bonfire and jellyfish / John Willett 
 Acknowledgements 
 Introduction: Expressionism reassessed / Shulamith Behr, David Fanning, Douglas Jarman1
Pt. IBackground; concepts, definition and geographical centres 
 1The origins of Expressionism and the notion of the Gesamtkunstwerk / Peter Vergo11
 2Concepts of Expressionism in Scandinavia / Marit Werenskiold20
 3Expressionism in exile in Great Britain / J. M. Ritchie30
 4Expressionism: a health warning / David Elliott40
Pt. IIThe visual arts 
 5'The ascent to nature' - some metaphors of 'Nature' in early expressionist art / Gill Perry53
 6Expressionist sculpture c. 1910-30 and the significance of its dual architectural / ideological frame / Erich Ranfft65
 7Expressionist architecture today / Dennis Sharp80
 8Expressionism and film: the testament of Dr Caligari / Werner Sudendorf91
Pt. IIIMusic 
 9Musical Expressionism: the search for autonomy / Christopher Hailey103
 10'Wilde Musik': composers, critics and Expressionism / Peter Franklin112
 11Defining musical Expressionism: Schoenberg and others / Stephen Hinton121
Pt. IVDance 
 12The body and the dance: Kirchner's Swiss work as Expressionism / Colin Rhodes133
 13Expressionism and dance: a literary perspective / Manfred Kuxdorf147
Pt. VTheatre 
 14The religious element in expressionist theatre / Raymond Furness163
 15Deciphering Wassily Kandinsky's Violet: activist Expressionism and the Russian Slavonic milieu / Shulamith Behr174
 16Lothar Schreyer's theatre works and the use of masks / Brian Keith-Smith187
 17Culture and anarchy in expressionist drama / Rhys Williams201
 Bibliography213
 Notes on contributors219
 Index221


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