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By Louis Armand
"The query on the center of those 16 essays--alternately theoretically tough, impishly elusive, stylistically impacted, and totally absorbing--is this: what, within the context of up to date politico-aesthetic practices, is the avant-garde, and the way, if in any respect, can a few model of it live to tell the tale in an ancient second whilst ... every little thing is authorized, consequently not anything is any further possible?" --American ebook Review
Avant-Post engages the query of even if avant-garde perform is still doable lower than the present stipulations of a complete sequence of "post-" ideologies, from Post-Modernism and Post-Structuralism, to Post-Historicism, Post-Humanism and Post-Ideology itself.
Contributors: Johanna Drucker, Michael S. Begnal, Lisa Jarnot, Ann Vickery, Christian Bök, Robert Archambeau, Mairead Byrne, R.M. Berry, Trey Strecker, Keston Sutherland, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Robert Sheppard, Bonita Rhoads, Vadim Erent, Laurent Milesi, Esther Milne.
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Avant-Post: The Avant-Garde Under ''Post'' Conditions by Louis Armand