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Weimar on the Pacific : German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernism, Ehrhard Bahr

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Weimar on the Pacific : German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernism
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Weimar on the Pacific
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German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernism
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Ehrhard Bahr
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Language
eng
Summary
In the 1930s and '40s, LA became a cultural sanctuary for a distinguished group of German artists and intellectuals - including Thomas Mann, Theodor W. Adorno, Bertolt Brecht, Fritz Lang, and Arnold Schoenberg - who were fleeing Nazi Germany. This book is the first to examine their work and lives
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Weimar and now
Series volume
41
Weimar on the Pacific : German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernism, Ehrhard Bahr
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Weimar on the Pacific : German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernism, Ehrhard Bahr
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1ppctn
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file reproduced from original
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-346) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The dialectic of modernism -- Art and its resistance to society: Theodor W. Adorno's aesthetic theory -- Bertolt Brecht's California poetry: mimesis or modernism? -- The dialectic of modern science: Brecht's Galileo -- Epic theater versus film noir: Bertolt Brecht and Fritz Lang's anti-Nazi film Hangmen also die -- California modern as immigrant modernism: architects Richard Neutra and Rudolph M. Schindler -- Between modernism and antimodernism: Franz Werfel -- Renegade modernism: Alfred Döblin's novel Karl and Rosa -- The political battleground of exile modernism: the Council for a Democratic Germany -- Evil Germany versus good Germany: Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus -- A "True Modernist": Arnold Schoenberg -- Conclusion: The Weimar legacy of Los Angeles
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1 online resource (xvii, 358 pages).
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9780520933804
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