Overlook Press

Skip to Main Content »

Search Site

You're currently on:

Era of German Expressionism (Paperback)

The Era of German Expressionism (Paperback)

Paul Raabe

Available at:
Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indiebound

Be the first to review this product

$16.95



ISBN 13: 978-0-87951-233-0
Trim Size:
Paperback
Overlook
0000-00-00

Product Description

THE ERA OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM is the most comprehensive work on the subject, edited by the internationally known scholar. Its paperback publication comes at a time when Neo-Expressionism -which has its roots in German Expressionism -is at the forefront of the contemporary art world.

Like most movements in the arts, Expressionism in Germany, roughly coinciding with the Surrealist movement in France, was as much an atmosphere and a sensibility as a precise program. It was an eruption of creative energy which radically changed the course of world art and literature; at the same time it sought to understand the new industrialism and the mythic and real significance of America as a "New World."

THE ERA OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONSIM incoporates the notes, letters, documents, and commentaries which, together, delineate this fascinating era. Part of this record stems directly from the period; other writings are retrospective, written by survivors. Writers, artists, publishers, men and women of the theater... they are all here in these pages. This volume contains a penetrating commentary on the text as well as a comprehensive bibliography and will serve as an indispensable guide to the movement and a moment.

Product Tags

Add Your Tags:
Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.
 
Download our catalogs
Winter 2019
Fall 2018
Summer 2018
Winter 2018
Ardis
Drama
PG Wodehouse

    

Newsletter

Newsletter