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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After Pound cast his vote for Eliot , he listed the other potential candidates for the award ( Skipwith Cannell , H.D. , Orrick Johns , Carl Sandburg ) as well as the must - avoids ( Conrad Aiken , John Gould Fletcher , Amy Lowell ...
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“ There is an aviator spirit in that magazine , " says Carl Sandburg - a gay defiance of wind and weather . Harriet Monroe , Poetry , October 1916 zine as foolish , and at the Egoist , Aldington loftily concluded , " We have the talent ...
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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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