Strange Bedfellows: The First American Avant-garde
This book tells the story of the first American avant-garde in art, poetry and the theatre. The people discussed in this book include Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, Marcel Duchamp and the Stettheimer sisters. The author suggests that this exchange of ideas transformed modern culture. Quotations from letters, diaries and interviews enliven this history. The development of the avant-garde depended as much on social intercourse, whether sexual, suppressed or platonic, as on aesthetics. By the time of the 1913 Armory Show, bohemia had made a home for itself in New York's Greenwich Village.
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Anderson for this policy . " Well , neither do I consider it a good principle for the artist to remain unpaid , " Anderson replied , " -it's a little better than for him to remain unprinted , that's all . " 41 The magazine's resilience ...
Anderson was aware of the Imagists ' group solidarity - and she shared it . One of the Little Review rules was that anyone who said that Lowell's poetry lacked feeling was to be promptly ejected from the office .
Margaret Anderson , " Conversation , " Prose , Spring 1971 , p . 6 . 59. Heap , in Anderson , Thirty Years ' War , p . 107 . 60. Robert McAlmon , Being Geniuses Together : 1920-1930 , rev . , with additional material by Kay Boyle ( San ...
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Exhaustive, rollicking, and fascinating account of the poets, artists, patrons, and bohemians who brought, developed, and promoted modernism in/to America. Highly recommended. Volledige review lezen
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This book chronicles the rise of American modernism through a "group portrait of a small band of cultural renegades'' who comprised avant-garde circles from 1913 to 1917 in New York, Cambridge ... Volledige review lezen
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