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Author Williams, Gregory (Gregory H.)

Title Permission to laugh : humor and politics in contemporary German art / Gregory H. Williams.

Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  709.4304 Wil    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [213]-224) and index.
Contents The "Cultural Turn" in 1970s West Germany -- Laughter in spite of history -- The public arrival of Witz -- Rapid-fire jokes: Werner Büttner, Martin Kippenberger, and Albert Oehlen -- Protracted wit: Isa Genzken, Georg Herold, and Rosemarie Trockel -- In-jokes and out-jokes: constructing audiences -- Humor in Germany after the Wall.
Subject Art -- Germany (West) -- 20th century -- History.
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Political aspects -- Germany (West)
Wit and humor in art.
German wit and humor -- Germany (West) -- 20th century -- History.
ISBN 9780226898957 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226898954 (cloth : alk. paper)