1. Research Library

        Theory of the Avant-Garde (Theory and History of Literature Vol. 4)

        Peter Bürger

        University of Minnesota Press 1984

        ISBN 9780816610686

      1. An extremely influential discussion of the avant-garde, which was widely read in the 1980s and 1990s. See in particular the discussion in part 3, On the Problem of the Autonomy of Art in Bourgeois Society, which presages the continuing debates about contemporary art’s relationship to politics.