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Neo-Avant-Gardes: Post-War Literary Experiments Across Borders

Bart Vervaeck


This book explores the international relevance of the concept of neo-avant-garde for the study of post-war literary innovations covering North American, Latin American, Caribbean, Austrian, French, British, Belgian, Dutch and German cases. Each of the twenty-one newly commissioned chapters combines theoretical reflection with practical analysis. Together, they provide a multi-faceted account of diverse group and trends, such as the New Realists, Black Arts Movement, Labris and the Vienna Group. They also focus on a wide range of authors, like Pierre Alferi, Amiri Baraka, Konrad Bayer, Mario Be ... More

Keywords: neo-avant-garde, historical avant-garde, modernism, postmodernism, experimental literature

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Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781474486095
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474486095.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bart Vervaeck, editor
University of Leuven

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Part I Concepts, Genres and Techniques

4 Foundists and Erasurists

Michel Delville1

Part II Movements and Authors

18 Surrealism in Post-War Vienna

Laura Tezarek and Christian Zolles

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