154. Adventures of Avant-Garde
Seminar, four hours. Designed for upper division literature majors. Interdisciplinary study of avant-garde literature and art, including futurism, Dadaism, Expressionism, Surrealism, new avant-gardes. Works by Marinetti, Boccioni, Picasso, Stein, Malevich, Popova, Mayakovsky, Brecht, Fritz Lang, Duchamp, Breton, Bunuel, Lispector, Warhol, Orlan. Emphasis on cross-fertilization among different kinds of aesthetic expression. P/NP or letter grading.