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English translation: at the time the theater and theatricalness (theatricalism) was

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15:55 Jan 15, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: sentence
"zur Zeit das Theater und die Theatralik sich im Krieg gegen ... die kunst als solche - und in soweit die verschiedenen Künste modern genannt werden können, gegen die moderne Sensibilität als solche"

This is a quote taken from Michael Frieds "Kunst und Objekthaftigkeit"(I need help on this term - Objekthaftigkeit- as well, but I'll ask in a seperate question).

It seems to be part of a quote, in fact, which makes it difficult for me to understand, but perhaps someone whold like to give it a try?
Thanks for any help!

Ciao!
ChristinaT
Local time: 08:42
English translation:at the time the theater and theatricalness (theatricalism) was
Explanation:
at war against art per se and to the extent that the various arts can be called modern, against the modeern sensibility (or sensitiveness)per se.
For "Objecthaftigkeit" consider object-orientation or obsession with objects.

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Note added at 2002-01-15 17:36:59 (GMT)
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Probably \"theatrics\" is a better word than either theatricallness or theatricalism. Sorry
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Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 00:42
Grading comment
Thank you for your help on this terrible sentence - if it can be called a sentence -
that was a tough one...

Again, many thanks!

Ciao!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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at the time the theater and theatricalness (theatricalism) was


Explanation:
at war against art per se and to the extent that the various arts can be called modern, against the modeern sensibility (or sensitiveness)per se.
For "Objecthaftigkeit" consider object-orientation or obsession with objects.

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Note added at 2002-01-15 17:36:59 (GMT)
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Probably \"theatrics\" is a better word than either theatricallness or theatricalism. Sorry

Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 00:42
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 5861
Grading comment
Thank you for your help on this terrible sentence - if it can be called a sentence -
that was a tough one...

Again, many thanks!

Ciao!
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