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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Richard Aldington , H.D. , and John Gould Fletcher appeared frequently in the pages of the Little Review , and its critical commentary about Imagist poetry consisted largely of promotion . Some Imagist Poets ( 1916 ) was glowingly ...
It was splendid for the 3 years — but its work , as you say , is finishedits collective work that is . " 41 In April's Little Review , Margaret Anderson announced that Ezra Pound had become the magazine's foreign editor .
... Gallery ( Buffalo ) , 399 Aldington , Richard , 57 , 60 , 61 , 66 , 142 , 200 , 291 , 325 , 400 ; Des Imagistes and , 197 , 202 , 373n ; Egoist and , 307 , 381n ; H.D. and , 64-65 , 338 , 401 , 404 , 407 , 415 ; Little Review 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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