Article ID: CBB001551230

“Simulanten des Irrsinns auf dem Vortragspult”: Dada, Krieg und Psychiatrie, eine Aktive Traumadynamik (2014)

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Dietze, Gabriele (Author)


Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Volume: 37, no. 4
Issue: 4
Pages: 332-350


Publication Date: 2014
Edition Details: Part of a Series: Bühnen des Wahnsinns. Inszenierungen psychischer Alterität
Language: German

“Simulanten des Irrsinns auf dem Vortragspult”: Dada, War and Psychiatry -- `Active Dynamics of Trauma'. This paper relates stage performances of dada artists to war neurosis and shell shock as sociocultural phenomena. The leitmotif of this investigation is the notion of simulation, as dada artists were referred to as malingerers (simulators) of madness by the press at the time. I hypothesize that the performers imitate/simulate with drums, shouting and `bruitist' sound poems, the noises of war, staging themselves as war neurotics in a kind of shocking clinical demonstration. Both discourses intersect in the fact that many dadaists try to dodge the draft by simulating madness. The scandalizing anti-art of dada will be understood as contagious anti-pedagogy, trying to vaccinate against the madness of the era. 1918

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Article Friedland, Alexander; Herrn, Rainer; Kassar, Johannes; Ledebur, Sophie (2014) Einleitung: Bühnen des Wahnsinns. Inszenierungen psychischer Alterität. Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte (pp. 303-308). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Loughran, Tracey
Mark C. Wilkins
Adello Vanni
Macleod, Sandy
Grillini, Anna
Donato Bragatto
Journals
Social History of Medicine
History of Psychiatry
Atti e Memorie, Rivista di Storia della Farmacia
Journal of the History of the Neurosciences
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
Publishers
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Pen and Sword Books
University of Exeter Press
Il Mulino
Franco Angeli
Firenze University Press
Concepts
World War I
War neuroses
Psychiatry
Medicine and the military; medicine in war
Science and war; science and the military
Mental disorders and diseases
People
Hurst, Arthur
Boschi, Gaetano
Belmondo, Ernesto
Wagner-Jauregg, Julius von
Roussy, Gustave
Myers, Charles Samuel
Time Periods
20th century, early
20th century
Places
Great Britain
Germany
Italy
France
Australia
Padua (Italy)
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