By David Hopkins
This wonderful evaluate of latest learn on Dada and Surrealism blends professional synthesis of the newest scholarship with thoroughly new examine, supplying historic assurance in addition to in-depth dialogue of thematic components starting from criminal activity to gender.
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As Hubert van den Berg has remarked: “Before 1918 one will search in vain, at least among the Zurich dadaists, for the term ‘world revolution’” (van den Berg 1999, 159). The wider point is that in the rush to advance the revolutionary dada, sometimes lost is an accurate picture of its connectedness with, and indebtedness to the theory and practice of wider prewar and contemporary avant‐gardes, to particular intellectual and spiritual traditions, and even to the institutions that were the very object of its critique.
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A Companion to Dada and Surrealism by David Hopkins