Institute of Modern Languages Research

Edited by Charlotte Woodford and Godela Weiss-Sussex
January 17, 2015
Around 1900, progressive responses to the bourgeois conservatism of the nineteenth century coexist with anti-modern capitalism and industrialization. Both give rise to protests against the status quo and generate a plethora of demands for cultural and social reform, in which elements of 'radicalism' and 'traditionalism' are often hard to separate. Exploring the concepts of modernity championed in the modernist avant-garde as well as in less formally experimental guises, the essays collected here provide insights into the artistic expressions of protest discourses of the era and into the imaginative constructions of alternative social worlds. The chapters cover a wide range of topics, from the programmatic visions of artists' colonies to...
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S. S. Prawer and University of London
April 1, 1984
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Edited by Alexander Stillmark
June 1, 1996
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Edited by Michael Minden, Martin Swales, and Godela Weiss-Sussex
April 28, 2006
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Edited by William Douglas Robson-Scott
December 1, 1973
Edited by Anne Simon and Katie Fleming
August 1, 2013
This volume, based on a series of lectures co-organised by the Institute of Classical Studies and the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies in 2011 und 2012, examines the enduring relevance of Classical material, its openness to multi-layered readings and its use to express contemporary concerns, in other words, its re-presentation, or making present, in German literature. The essays in this volume, which range from the Middle Ages to the present and deal with genres as diverse as poetry and comic books, epigrams and novels, signal that one reason for the enduring relevance of Classical myth lies in its fluidity: its canonicity lends authority but is supple enough to allow adaptation to forms that speak most potently to a given age...
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Edited by J.D. Adler and J.J. White
December 1, 1979
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Edited by P.A. Howe
December 31, 2001
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Edited by V.J. Riley
December 1, 1975