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

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
Title
Weimar on the Pacific
Title remainder
German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernism
Statement of responsibility
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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University of California Press collection
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Bahr, Ehrhard
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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University of California Press
Series statement
Weimar and now
Series volume
41
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  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • Germans
  • Jews, German
  • Modernisme (Esthétique)
  • Allemands
  • Juifs allemands
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • HISTORY
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • Germans
  • Jews, German
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Germans
  • Jews, German
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • California
  • Literatur
  • Exil
  • Geistesleben
  • Weimarer Republik
  • Exilschriftsteller
  • Los Angeles, Calif
  • Kalifornien
  • Deutschland
  • Deutsche
Label
Weimar on the Pacific : German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernism, Ehrhard Bahr
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file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-346) and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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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
Control code
ocn777466451
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 358 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520257955
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780520257955
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22573/cttt4t13
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access
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)777466451
Label
Weimar on the Pacific : German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernism, Ehrhard Bahr
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-346) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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
Control code
ocn777466451
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 358 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520257955
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780520257955
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4t13
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)777466451

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