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Beyond Given Knowledge

Investigation, Quest and Exploration in Modernism and the Avant-Gardes

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The effort to go beyond given knowledge in different domains - artistic, scientific, political, metaphysical - is a characteristic driving force in modernism and the avant-gardes. Since the late 19th century, artists and writers have frequently investigated their medium and its limits, pursued political and religious aims, and explored hitherto unknown physical, social and conceptual spaces, often in ways that combine these forms of critical inquiry into one and provoke further theoretical and methodological innovations. The fifth volume of the EAM series casts light on the history and actuality of investigations, quests and explorations in the European avant-garde and modernism from the late 19th century to the present day. The authors seek to answer questions such as: How have modernism and the avant-garde appropriated scientific knowledge, religious dogmas and social conventions, pursuing their investigation beyond the limits of given knowledge and conceptions? How have modernism and avant-garde created new conceptual models or representations where other discourses have allegedly failed? In what ways do practises of investigation, quest or exploration shape artistic work or the formal and thematic structures of artworks?

Author Biography

Harri Veivo, Universite de Caen Normandie, Caen, France; Jean-Pierre Montier, Universite Rennes 2, Rennes, France; Francoise Nicol, Universite de Nantes, Nantes, France; David Ayers, University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, United Kingdom; Benedikt Hjartarson, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland; Sascha Bru, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
Release date Australia
December 18th, 2017
Contributors
Edited by Benedikt Hjartarson Edited by David Ayers Edited by Francoise Nicol Edited by Harri Veivo Edited by Jean-Pierre Montier Edited by Sascha Bru
Country of Publication
Germany
Illustrations
16 Illustrations, color
Imprint
De Gruyter
Pages
424
ISBN-13
9783110561876
Product ID
28250649

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