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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11 At the meetings of the Monist Society , Cook , Glaspell , and Dell began friendships that would endure long after they left Davenport . " Glaspell , a tall thirty - year - old woman with sad eyes and a sweet , intelligent smile ...
Louise Bryant , George Cram Cook , and Eugene O'Neill in Thirst , 1916 We Provincetowners were more successful in living our lives than in expressing them in our writings and pictures , though even in the art of living we were embryonic ...
With the excited approval of Cook , O'Neill , and the executive committee , Emperor Jones went to Broadway and on to London . With this success , the Provincetown Players ended their phase as an amateur experimental collective and ...
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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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