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Definition of the noun dadaism

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noun - plural:

  • dadaism: dadaisms
  • Dadaism: Dadaisms

  1. a nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of dadaism: dada
    • more generic terms: art movement / artistic movement = a group of artists who agree on general principles

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Google previewReligion and Ecology (2014)

Developing a Planetary Ethic by Whitney A. Bauman

Dadaism is an art movement of the early to mid twentieth century that was steeped in the absurd and the philosophy of anarchy. It is a response to the modern obsession with form and function, and at heart it is a recognition that creativity ...

Google previewThe Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose (2006)

by Thomas Stearns Eliot, Lawrence S. Rainey

Dadaism is a diagnosis of a disease of the French mind; whatever lesson we extract from it will not be directly applicable in London.3 ...

Google previewModernism (2005)

An Anthology by Lawrence Rainey

Dadaism is a diagnosis of a disease of the French mind; whatever lesson we extract from it will not be directly applicable in London.2 Whatever value there may be in Dada depends upon the extent to which it is a moral criticism of French ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (2008)

by Chris Baldick

(Dadaism). An *avantgarde movement ofanarchic protest against bourgeois society,religion, andart, founded in1916 inSwitzerland by Tristan Tzara, a Romanianborn French poet. From 1919 the Dadaist group assembled in Paris, issuing ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications (2000)

by Marcel Danesi

dada [see *dadaism] dadaism [< DADA, French baby-talk ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Literary Modernism (2003)

by Paul Poplawski

By 1920, for example, in En avant Dada Richard Huelsenbeck makes an explicit connection between dadaism and the German left and deplores the bourgeois economic interest in art. “Dada is German bolshevism. The bourgeois must be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Drama (2015)

by Jackson R. Bryer, Mary C. Hartig

dadaism, surrealism, Italian LuigiPirandello's plays,and the theatrical theorizings of FrenchmanAntonin Artaud andGerman Bertolt Brecht,as wellas circus, vaudeville, ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

Schools, movements and styles ofart include: 05 Nabis, OpArt,video 06 Cubism, Gothic,Pop Art,Purism,Rococo 07 Art Brut,ArtDeco, Baroque,Bauhaus, Britart, Dadaism, digital,Fauvism, folkart, Realism 08 Abstract, Barbizon, Bohemian, ...

Google previewCollins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)

by Rosalind Fergusson

albinism, Latinism, Calvinism, Atticism, Gallicism, Anglicism, classicism, vampirism, altruism, barbarism, Dadaism, archaism, Stalinism, Darwinism, narcissism, ableism, fatalism,racialism, naturism, plagiarism, paganism, Platonism,Satanism, ...

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