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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( The Letters of Ezra Pound , ed . D . D . Paige ( New York : Harcourt , Brace ,
1950 ) , p . 9 . ) Although Dell and Pound never met , the bond between them is
suggested by Dell ' s unpublished story " The Portrait of Murray Swift , " in which
Pound to Monroe , January 1915 ; in Letters of Ezra Pound , p . 48 . 27 . Undated
( 1914 ) article by Alfred Kreymborg ; in Mabel Dodge Luhan , " Many Inventions ”
( scrapbook ) , Mabel Dodge Luhan Collection , YCAL . 28 . Pound , in Alfred ...
Pound / The Little Review : The Letters of Ezra Pound to Margaret Anderson : The
Little Review Correspondence . New York : New Directions , 1988 . Seligmann ,
Herbert J . Alfred Stieglitz Talking : Notes on Some of His Conversations , 1925 ...
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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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