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That wasn't funny!: the critical humor of Otto Dix in Weimar Germany
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Humor is usually understood as a simple pleasure or at best a critical weapon for attacking one's enemies while appearing good-humored. The paintings by Otto Dix during...
The cult of Rodin: words, photographs, and colonial history in the spread of Auguste Rodin's reputation in northeast Asia
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
This dissertation explores the growth of Auguste Rodin's phenomenal acclaim in Northeast Asia, where he was introduced in the early 20th century, when China, Japan, and Korea were undergoing social, political, and cultural ...