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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Hutchins Hapgood community " — this columnist for the New York Globe was ideally suited to be Dodge's " general introducer " to New York.28 The well - matched confidants were both incapable of dispassionate thought and spoke the same ...
Dame Rogue ( Louise Norton ) , 1915 sexual relationships with other women were acts of comradeship and that true lovers “ must pass on restlessly from one woman to another , " Hapgood pursued many extramarital affairs .
Hapgood , in Michael Marcaccio , The Hapgoods : Three Earnest Brothers ( Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia , 1977 ) , p . 63 . 31. Eastman found " her witchlike fascination " resistible and attended only one Evening ...
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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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