Lecture Notes

WEEK # TOPICS
1 Avant-garde (PDF)
2 Manifesto of the Communist Party (German Edition 1872) (PDF)
3 Futurism (PDF)
4 Eisenstein (PDF)
5 Kandinsky (1886-1944) (PDF)
6-7 Mass Culture and Woman (PDF)
8 Autonomous Art Movements & the Historical Avant-garde (PDF)
9 Georges Bataille (1897-1962) (PDF)
10 Mary Ann Caws, "The Poetics of the Manifesto: Nowness and Newness." (PDF)
11 Theory of the Avant-garde (B├╝rger, 1974) (PDF)
12 Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) (PDF)