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Fascist Directive: Ezra Pound and Italian Cultural Nationalism

Catherine E. Paul

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781942954057
eISBN:
9781781384053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954057.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In 1938, American poet Ezra Pound published Guide to Kulchur, a book so radically different from his earlier writing that readers might not have believed that it was written by the same firebrand ... More


Along the Streets of Bronzeville: Black Chicago's Literary Landscape

Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037825
eISBN:
9780252095108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037825.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines the flowering of African American creativity, activism, and scholarship in the South Side Chicago district known as Bronzeville during the period between the Harlem Renaissance in ... More


Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Stephen Schryer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Ranging from the 1950s to the present, Maximum Feasible Participation traces the literary legacy of the War on Poverty. After World War II, countercultural and minority writers developed an ... More


The Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization

Jasper Bernes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804796415
eISBN:
9781503602601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796415.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization provides an original account of the relationship between postindustrial capitalism and postmodern culture. Examining American conceptual art and ... More


‘This Black World of Purest Possibility’

LeRoi Jones and Amiri Baraka

in Powers of Possibility: Experimental American Writing since the 1960s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609291
eISBN:
9780191731723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609291.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines a range of Baraka's writings (poems, plays, and essays) from 1960 to 1979, during which time he changed from being a Beat‐affiliated writer (named LeRoi Jones) to a Black ... More


Concetta Scaravaglione, Italian-American Sculptor

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Concetta Scaravaglione was a critically acclaimed American sculptor. Among the awards and grants she received were major commissions from the Federal Art Project in the 1930s, a grant from the ... More


Invisible Terrain: John Ashbery and the Aesthetics of Nature

Stephen J. Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198798385
eISBN:
9780191839405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798385.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, Poetry

In his debut collection, Some Trees (1956), John Ashbery poses a question that resonates across his oeuvre and much modern art: “How could he explain to them his prayer / that nature, not art, might ... More


Introduction: Maximum Feasible Participation

Stephen Schryer

in Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Focusing on the African American poet and playwright Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), the Introduction explores links between 1950s and 1960s process literature and the Community Action Program. Baraka’s ... More


Black Arts and the Great Society

Stephen Schryer

in Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses two Black Arts writers who benefited from War on Poverty patronage: Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) and Gwendolyn Brooks. In The System of Dante’s Hell and In the Mecca, the two ... More


Buenos Aires Blues: Modernism in the Creole City

Vera M. Kutzinski

in The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451157
eISBN:
9780801466250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451157.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the reception of Langston Hughes' writing in Buenos Aires. Rather than focus on poems that place Hughes in the context of transatlantic modernisms, it situates his verse in the ... More


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