Journals Higher Education



14 March 2013

160 Pages | 13 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199582730

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The Avant-Garde: A Very Short Introduction

David Cottington

Very Short Introductions

  • Explores one of the most influential concepts in modern culture
  • Considers its different definitions and uses, and its history as an ideology
  • Examines the relevance of the avant-garde in the wider context of western modernity and our capitalist culture
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide