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L'arte del libro in Germania fra Otto e Novecento

Editoria bibliofilica, arti figurative e avanguardia letteraria negli anni della Jahrhundertwende
  • Mattia Di Taranto,

This book addresses a subject of great interest for German culture, and that of Europe in general: the emergence and development in Germany, indicatively between 1890 and 1930, of an eclectic pan-artistic movement aimed at renewal of the art of printing and the circulation of artistic books. The author takes his cue from an analysis of the decline in the quality of the book as object, degraded to a serial product and deprived of its artistic specificity by the modern book industry, in order to offer a complete overview of the different expressions of the Buchkunstbewegung. Prominent figures of illustrators and publishers are the subject of in-depth study, as are the printing works and the journals that had the greatest cultural influence at the time, from the original viewpoint of their bibliophilic production.

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Mattia Di Taranto

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-6148-3515

Mattia Di Taranto is a researcher in German Studies and is currently taking his PhD in Language, Literature and Comparative Culture at the University of Florence. He has written essays and articles on the history of publishing and literature and has contributed to «Rivista di Letterature Moderne e Comparate», «Wuz», «Belfagor» and «Il Portolano».
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Book Title

L'arte del libro in Germania fra Otto e Novecento

Book Subtitle

Editoria bibliofilica, arti figurative e avanguardia letteraria negli anni della Jahrhundertwende

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Mattia Di Taranto

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2011

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6655-050-1

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Biblioteca di Studi di Filologia Moderna

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2420-8361

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