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The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

David Roberts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book sets out to demonstrate the centrality of the total work of art to European modernism since the French Revolution. The total work of art is usually understood as the intention to reunite ... More


Cartooning the marvelous: word and image in Chicago Surrealism

Joanna Pawlik

in Mixed Messages: American Correspondences in Visual and Verbal Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991500
eISBN:
9781526115003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991500.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

The Chicago group of Surrealists has been overlooked in accounts of Surrealism’s legacy in America, which have tended to delimit the movement’s impact to the visual arts alone and neglect ... More


Impossible! Bergson after Duchamp after Caillois

Sarah Kolb

in Speculative Art Histories: Analysis at the Limits

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421041
eISBN:
9781474438605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421041.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Beyond traditional art historical practice and its haptophobia with experimental, subjectivist, or speculative methods, what we have already begun to learn from Marcel Duchamp can be further ... More


<i>Poetry</i>’s Opening Door: Harriet Monroe and American Modernism

John Timberman Newcomb

in How Did Poetry Survive?: The Making of Modern American Verse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036798
eISBN:
9780252093906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036798.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines how the New Verse movement achieved spectacular success by focusing on the role played by Poetry: A Magazine of Verse, particularly in creating a space for contemporary American ... More


Young, Blithe, and Whimsical: The Avant-Gardism of

John Timberman Newcomb

in How Did Poetry Survive?: The Making of Modern American Verse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036798
eISBN:
9780252093906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036798.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter challenges the conceptual model dominating histories of modern American poetry from the 1940s, in which political and aesthetic radicalism are seen as mutually exclusive responses to ... More


Constructing a Neorealist Reality: Petty Urbanites, Mundaneness, and Chi Li’s Fiction

Haomin Gong

in Uneven Modernity: Literature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835316
eISBN:
9780824871185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835316.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the problematics of neorealism (xin xieshizhuyi) by focusing on the work of Chi Li. It first considers the term “neorealism” and its relationship to realism and avant-gardism in ... More


From Avant-Garde to Hegel

Peter Nicholls

in George Oppen and the Fate of Modernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199678464
eISBN:
9780191803727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678464.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter states that George Oppen finished ‘Of Being Numerous’ early in 1966 and in mid-February of the following year the he and his wife moved to San Francisco, a relocation which would have a ... More


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