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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In August she sent a " poet ' s circular " to those writers she most respected and
appended personal letters to fifty of the poets she most wanted to publish . 41 "
We promise to refuse nothing because it is too good , " Monroe wrote . " We shall
DECEMBER The first issue of the Masses under the editorship of Eastman is
published . Reed joins the Masses . Demuth leaves Lancaster , Pennsylvania ,
for his third and most extended period of study in Paris ( remains until spring
1914 ) ...
Duchamp , Roché , and Beatrice Wood publish the Blind Man no . 1 , a special
Independents periodical ... APRIL 24 The last of Lowell ' s Some Imagist Poets
anthologies is published . The first two anthologies had gone into multiple
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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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