Thomas Laqueur, 19 September 1996
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Cambridge, 310 pp., £12.95, September 1996, 0 521 49682 9Show More
“... themes. Winter pursues this strategy of reading sources selectively throughout the book. Otto Dix, Max Beckmann, Kandinsky, Franz Marc and Ludwig Meidner are studied not for their place in the Modernist canon but for their allegorical interest in ‘apocalypticism’, either anticipatory (prewar) or responsive (postwar). Similarly, allegorical or ...”