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By David Imhoof,Margaret Eleanor Menninger

ISBN-10: 1785331841

ISBN-13: 9781785331848

For centuries, Gesamtkunstwerk-the perfect of the "total paintings of art"-has exerted a strong impression over creative discourse and perform, spurring new different types of collaboration and galvanizing debates over the political instrumentalization of paintings. regardless of its well known conflation with the paintings of Richard Wagner, Gesamtkunstwerk's lineage and legacies expand well past German Romanticism, as this wide-ranging assortment demonstrates. In 11 compact chapters, students from numerous disciplines hint the idea's evolution in German-speaking Europe, from its foundations within the early 19th century to its manifold articulations and reimaginings within the 20th century and past, offering an uncommonly large viewpoint on a rather smooth cultural form.

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