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Heteronymity II: Taxonomies of Fictional Creativity: Joyce (continued) and Stein

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the taxonomy of imaginary literary works (supplementing the taxonomy of fictionalized life‐writings proposed in Chapter 5), and their scarcity during the nineteenth century. It ... More


Shadows of Reality: The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought

Tony Robbin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110395
eISBN:
9780300129625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110395.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book investigates different models of the fourth dimension and how these are applied in art and physics. It explores the distinction between the slicing, or Flatland, model and the projection, ... More


Guillaume Apollinaire, Calligrammes (1918): The Prosody of the Visual

Clive Scott

in Reading the Rhythm: The Poetics of French Free Verse 1910-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158820
eISBN:
9780191673382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158820.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Guillaume Apollinaire's calligrams. This chapter attempts to make reference to some of the devices and effects found in contemporary visual art, and in particular, in the ... More


Pierre Reverdy, Sources Du Vent(1929): The Prosody of Cubism

Clive Scott

in Reading the Rhythm: The Poetics of French Free Verse 1910-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158820
eISBN:
9780191673382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158820.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Pierre Reverdy, his poem Gravitations, and his opinion and reflections of the reading of verses, of the aesthetic principles of Cubism, and of the experimental approach of ... More


Cubism’s Passion

Sebastian Zeidler

in Form as Revolt: Carl Einstein and the Ground of Modern Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702082
eISBN:
9781501701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702082.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines Carl Einstein's writings on the cubism of Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso. Einstein's shift from literature to art criticism was a shift from a nihilist ontology to a hopeful ... More


Born Again (1922–1931)

James King

in Roland Penrose: The Life of a Surrealist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414500
eISBN:
9781474421874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414500.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter details events in Roland Penrose's life from 1922 to 1931. Roland travelled to Paris in 1922. He visited museums, art galleries, the flea market in Saint-Eustache and the Jardin des ... More


The man-machine: the modern sports of cycling and motor racing

Bernard Vere

in Sport and modernism in the visual arts in Europe, c.1909-39

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781784992507
eISBN:
9781526136268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992507.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The first part of this chapter compares three paintings of racing cyclist produced across Europe in quick succession during 1912–13. The works are by the expressionist Lyonel Feininger, the cubist ... More


Oval balls and cubist players: French paintings of rugby

Bernard Vere

in Sport and modernism in the visual arts in Europe, c.1909-39

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781784992507
eISBN:
9781526136268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992507.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The third chapter deals with the wholesale importation of a British team sport, rugby, into France. Led by Baron de Coubertin, the founder of the Olympics, who was the referee in the first French ... More


The Fourth Dimension in Painting

Tony Robbin

in Shadows of Reality: The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110395
eISBN:
9780300129625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110395.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter takes a look at the presence of the fourth dimension within paintings. Picasso is noted to be the first painter to use the fourth dimension (specifically the projection model) in his ... More


“Spanish Is a Language Tu”: Hemingway’s Cubist Spanglish and Its Legacies

Gayle Rogers

in Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation of Spanish and American Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178563
eISBN:
9780231542982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178563.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Analyzes the infamously strange dialogue of For Whom the Bell Tolls, in which characters speak English through a modified version of Spanish syntax, false cognates, and peculiar diction (“What passes ... More


Instruments of Desire: Musical Morphology in Picasso's Cubism

Simon Shaw-Miller

in Visible Deeds of Music: Art and Music from Wagner to Cage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083743
eISBN:
9780300130171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083743.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter examines the central defining planks of the modernist canon, particularly the cubism of painter Pablo Picasso. It discusses Clement Greenberg's consideration of cubism in terms of formal ... More


Massine, Modernisms, and the Integrated Arts

Susan Jones

in Literature, Modernism, and Dance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199565320
eISBN:
9780191765995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565320.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the work of dancer and choreographer Léonide Massine, who began his career with Diaghilev but who continued to transmit the ideologies of modernist schools—cubism, futurism, ... More


Jacques Villon (1952)

Jarkko Toikkanen and Kati Toikkanen

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this 1952 essay, originally published in Swedish and translated in English by Jarkko Toikkanen and Kati Toikkanen, Paul de Man talks about the French artist Jacques Villon. In his conversation ... More


Inhuman Arts: From Cubism to New Media

Ashley Woodward

in Lyotard and the Inhuman Condition: Reflections on Nihilism, Information and Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697243
eISBN:
9781474418669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697243.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Twentieth century European philosophy has seen many influential critiques of the technological dehumanisation process, often accompanied by appeals to the humanising powers of art as a potential ... More


Painting

Catherine Elwes

in Installation and the Moving Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174503
eISBN:
9780231850803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174503.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the lineage of moving-image installation through painting. There are obvious continuities across painting and the installation of a moving image—both practices organize ... More


Virginia Woolf and December 1910: The Question of the Fourth Dimension

Makiko Minow-Pinkney

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/9780983533955.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the question of a “fourth dimension” in Virginia Woolf's fiction. In 1924, Woolf asked in her diary as she revised the manuscript of Mrs Dalloway (1925): “But is it unreal?” At ... More


Modern Times

Jane Stevenson

in Baroque between the Wars: Alternative Style in the Arts, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198808770
eISBN:
9780191846472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808770.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines city life, mass culture, and the ways that cities were a challenge to modernism in that they were theatres of memory, both individual and collective: it is no accident that ... More


The Moment of History: John Berger’s Modernism After Realism

Kevin Brazil

in Art, History, and Postwar Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824459
eISBN:
9780191863240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824459.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

John Berger is widely recognized as one of the most influential and idiosyncratic British art critics of the twentieth century; less well known is that many of his ideas about art were first explored ... More


Indeterminate artworks and the human brain

Robert C. Pepperell and Alumit Ishai

in Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199670000
eISBN:
9780191793479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670000.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

What happens in our brain when we look at indeterminate art works? A unique collaboration between an artist and a neuroscientist resulted in a series of behavioural and functional brain imaging ... More


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