Dada: The Coordinates of Cultural Politics provides parameters for the historical and sociological context of Dada. In a collection of essays from internationally respected scholars, this volumes offers a nuanced explanation of Dada's appearance in the visual arts, theater, media and literature. It further examines the relatinship between the various manifestos of the Dada movement and the artwork that came out of it. Finally essayists address the relevance of the study of Dada to contemporary issues and concerns.
"This is a world premiere in the field of scholarly publishing; an exhaustive compilation in an encyclopedic format of all that this artistic, literary, political, sociological and philosophic movement has covered... To my knowledge, no project of such magnitude has ever been attempted anywhere."
-- Michel Sanouillet, Dean Emeritus, University of Nice, France; founder and first president of the International Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism (November 2002)
Price: US $205.00