The Challenge of the Avant-Garde
ISBN10: 0300077629 ISBN13: 9780300077629 Publisher: Yale Univ Pr Published: Jun 1 1999 Pages: 272 Weight: 1.85lbs. Height: 10.25" Width: 7.75" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
This volume traces the challenge posed to the academic canon by the emergent avant-garde of the early and mid-19th century. It considers the shifts in its development through the later 19th and 20th century and its eventual incorporation as a form of modern canon by the eve of World War II.