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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lishing the first group of poems he submitted in Poetry ' s special war issue (
November 1914 ) — bumping work by Lowell ... Unable to appreciate the poem '
s complexity and disturbed by its challenge to Christianity , she asked that he
After the magazine ' s explosive debut with Loy ' s " Love Songs , " the next issue
published two poems by Stevens that had been rejected by Poetry ( " Peter
Quince at the Clavier " and " The Silver Plough - Boy ' ) , as well as four poems by
The works that Ford published in the English Review included a play , essays ,
and stories by Arnold Bennett ; one serialized book by Joseph Conrad ; nine
poems and three stories by John Galsworthy ; four poems by Thomas Hardy ; four
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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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