Moderne (english version)


The word Moderne (modernity) has been a staple of many disciplines
ever since the 1980s, though previously restricted almost exclusively
to the fields of aesthetics and literary criticism (and referred to
here in English as “modernism”). The term can have a variety of
meanings, however, depending on its context. At present it is used in
at least three ways. In its original meaning, Moderne referred to the
modernist style of literature, music, art or architecture which
claimed to be absolutely new compared with what had come before, an
unprecedented and radical break with all conventions. weiterlesen...

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