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Legacies: Socialism, Aesthetics, and the Modernist Generation

Ruth Livesey

in Socialism, Sex, and the Culture of Aestheticism in Britain, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263983
eISBN:
9780191734731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263983.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the afterlife of 1880s socialism in the early modernist generation. It focuses upon Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry and examines their negotiations with the productive, engaged ... More


Lawrence and Bloomsbury III: Cézanne's Apple

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

It has been argued in the last two chapters that D. H. Lawrence and the Bloomsbury art-critics had far more in common than the critical orthodoxy on modernist aesthetics would suggest. The extent to ... More


Socialism, Sex, and the Culture of Aestheticism in Britain, 1880-1914

Ruth Livesey

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263983
eISBN:
9780191734731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263983.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book brings to life the growth of the socialist movement among men and women artists and writers in late nineteenth-century Britain. For these campaigners, socialism was inseparable from a ... More


Roger Fry, Chinese Art and <i>The Burlington Magazine</i>

Ralph Parfect

in British Modernism and Chinoiserie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748690954
eISBN:
9781474422185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690954.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs was founded in 1903 by a group of art theorists, scholars and historians that included Roger Fry, later a co-editor of the magazine for almost ten years ... More


“But something betwixt and between”: Roger Fry and the contradictions of biography

Amber K. Regis

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the contradictions involved in Virginia Woolf's theorizing of biography as shaped by the experience of writing Roger Fry (1940). More specifically, it shows how Woolf's view of ... More


Lawrence and Bloomsbury I: Significant Form

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Clive Bell's Art (1914), one of the key texts of Bloomsbury art-criticism, is at best an incoherent work and, at worst, a disturbingly elitist one. Peter Fuller, in Art and Psychoanalysis, is harshly ... More


The Search for Form (i): Fry, Formalism and Fiction

Julia Briggs

in Reading Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624348
eISBN:
9780748651856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624348.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter centres on Roger Fry’s concept of ‘significant form’, which can be seen as a distinct structure or shape within the novel/short story. It states that narrative was an uncertain source of ... More


Julian Bell: From Bloomsbury to the Spanish Civil War

Peter Stansky and William Abrahams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774130
eISBN:
9780804777926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774130.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores the life of Julian Bell, a younger member, and sole poet, of the Bloomsbury Group, the most important community of British writers and intellectuals in the twentieth century, which ... More


“But somebody you wouldn’t forget in a hurry”: Bloomsbury and the Contradictions of African Art

Lois J. Gilmore

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines contradictions in Virginia Woolf's relationship to art and auto/biography within the context of Bloomsbury. It discusses Bloomsbury's relationship to the African art that was ... More


On or About December 1928 the Hogarth Press Changed: E. McKnight Kauffer, Art, Markets and the Hogarth Press 1928–39

Elizabeth Willson Gordon

in Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the publicity practices of the Hogarth Press, examining the career of American artist E. McKnight Kauffer, who designed the cover and logo of the Press. It looks at Kauffer's ... More


Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

James King

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

As an artist, an impresario, a biographer and a collector, Roland Penrose (1900–1984) is a key figure in the study of modern art in England. This book explores the intricacies of Penrose's life and ... More


Florence Melian Stawell and Virginia Woolf: Home-front Experience, <i>The Price of Freedom</i>, and Patriotism

Karen L. Levenback

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

An Australian by birth, Florence Melian Stawell, who was educated as a classicist at both Trinity College (Melbourne) and Newnham College (Cambridge) was a civilian living in London during the Great ... More


Ozuesque as a Sensibility: Or, on the Notion of Influence

Jinhee Choi

in Reorienting Ozu: A Master and His Influence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190254971
eISBN:
9780190255008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190254971.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, World Literature

This chapter considers “Ozuesque” as an individual sensibility that could be rooted in and extrapolated from the thematic and stylistic traditions of both Japan and Hollywood. Ozu’s austere yet ludic ... More


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