Title, After the great divide: modernism, mass culture, postmodernism / Andreas Huyssen. Author, Huyssen, Andreas. Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images. After the Great Divide has 75 ratings and 3 reviews. intelligent postmodern critics of art and literature, Huyssen collects here a series of his essays on pomo. Today’s challenge to the divide between mass culture and modernism goes by the name of the postmodern. Huyssen argues that postmodernism itself cannot.

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But what I find even more fascinating is that the book is written as a study on Germany’s experience of art, and I think Huyssen does an excellent job describing the cultural challenge artists encountered coming to a national understanding post World War II.

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After the great divide: modernism, mass culture, postmodernism

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Rae rated it liked it Nov 12, Alan Wilde – Huyssen is a German professor and relies very heavily on German examples. Find it on Scholar.

The third essay ‘Mass Culture as Woman: Sarah rated it afterr liked it Oct 30, Sep 14, Kent rated it really liked it Shelves: Modernism, Avant-garde, Decadence, Kitsch, Postmodernism. Modernism – a historical background After the divide – postmodernism?

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After the Great Divide Modernism, Mass Culture, Postmodernism

Huyssen’s laudable project, as outlined in his introduction, is to show the complex intertwinement of mass-culture and modernism, but in this particular context he fails to expand his revision to the modernist take on feminity. Means many things, ranging from social conditions to a critical perspective B.

This is an interesting position, and one certainly congruent with the “Burger” theory of the avantgarde, which postulate its project as the “sublation of art into life”, although the in Burger the subtext seems to present this sublation in terms of performance, whereas adding the mediation of mass-culture as an ‘in-between’ of art and life dependant on technology opens up a more collective and political dimension.


Marcie rated it liked it Jul 05, John rated it really liked it Feb 02, The third section starts with the other highlight of the book, Huyssen’s examination of pop art and its ambivalent role in defusing the high-modernist rejection of mass culture. The first essay itself is well worth reading and I am surprised no one seems to have scanned it yet For exmple, he writes: Ships from and sold by indoobestsellers.

Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. For Huyssen Adorno unlike Benjamin opposes the avantgarde project of sublating art into life because he finds its fulfilment in totalitarianism.

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