The Resource Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany, Jonathan Petropoulos

Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany, Jonathan Petropoulos

Label
Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany
Title
Artists under Hitler
Title remainder
collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Petropoulos
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""What are we to make of those cultural figures, many with significant international reputations, who tried to find accommodation with the Nazi regime?" Jonathan Petropoulos asks in this exploration of some of the most acute moral questions of the Third Reich. In his nuanced analysis of prominent German artists, architects, composers, film directors, painters, and writers who rejected exile, choosing instead to stay during Germany's darkest period, Petropoulos shows how individuals variously dealt with the regime's public opposition to modern art. His findings explode the myth that all modern artists were anti-Nazi and all Nazis anti-modernist. Artists Under Hitler closely examines cases of artists who failed in their attempts to find accommodation with the Nazi regime (Walter Gropius, Paul Hindemith, Gottfried Benn, Ernst Barlach, Emil Nolde) as well as others whose desire for official acceptance was realized (Richard Strauss, Gustaf Gründgens, Leni Riefenstahl, Arno Breker, Albert Speer). Collectively these ten figures illuminate the complex cultural history of Nazi Germany, while individually they provide haunting portraits of people facing excruciating choices and grave moral questions"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petropoulos, Jonathan
Dewey number
701/.03094309033
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NX180.N37
LC item number
P48 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National socialism and art
  • Arts, German
  • Artists
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • ART
  • Artists
  • Arts, German
  • National socialism and art
  • Social history
  • Germany
  • Germany
Label
Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany, Jonathan Petropoulos
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Publication
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This is an Overdrive title
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn894507010
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 407 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300210613
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D9DABFB7-7B0C-47CC-9939-99DE0DDB5E9B
System control number
(OCoLC)894507010
Label
Artists under Hitler : collaboration and survival in Nazi Germany, Jonathan Petropoulos
Link
Publication
Note
This is an Overdrive title
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn894507010
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 407 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300210613
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D9DABFB7-7B0C-47CC-9939-99DE0DDB5E9B
System control number
(OCoLC)894507010

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