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Abstraction and modern Chinese art

David Clarke

in Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083060
eISBN:
9789882209794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083060.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Linear stories of modern art's development have characteristically been formalistic ones, and although such narratives have not always treated abstraction as essential to artistic progress, they have ... More


Jiménez, Modernism/o, and the Languages of Comparative Modernist Studies

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/9780231178563.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Uses Rubén Darío’s manipulation of the term modernismo and Jiménez’s relationship to the modernista movement, as elaborated in over four decades of critical writings, to rethink the paradigms of ... More


Perspectives USA and the Economics of Cold War Modernism

Greg Barnhisel

in Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Cultural Diplomacy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162302
eISBN:
9780231538626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162302.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on Perspectives USA, a magazine published from 1952 to 1956 by the Ford Foundation-funded nonprofit organization Intercultural Publications and edited by James Laughlin (founder ... More


Engineers of Art

Carol J. Oja

in Making Music Modern: New York in the 1920s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195058499
eISBN:
9780199865031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058499.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Leo Ornstein and Edgard Varèse began imagining the dimensions of American modernism during the 1910s. But on the whole, the 20th century dawned for American composers in the 1920s. This was a decade ... More


chapter three Women of the South Bank: the Mexican Routes of American Modernism

Adams Rachel

in Continental Divides: Remapping the Cultures of North America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226005515
eISBN:
9780226005539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226005539.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the modernist cultures of North America that have relatively little to do with modernismo. Latin Americanists have been critical of the way that modernism has become ... More


Reasons for Popular Modernism in Brazil

Fernando Luiz Lara

in The Rise of Popular Modernist Architecture in Brazil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032894
eISBN:
9780813038605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032894.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the meanings of modernity, modernization, and modernism, as well as how these were manifested in Brazil. In particular, it examines how the different ideologies of architectural ... More


American Modernism in American Broadcasting: The Voice of (Middlebrow) America

Greg Barnhisel

in Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Cultural Diplomacy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162302
eISBN:
9780231538626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162302.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter describes how official broadcasting framed American modernism for a broader, more popular audience than those targeted by the other projects described in this book. The Voice of ... More


The Army of The Disillusioned: Black Southerners, World War I, and Civil Rights

David A. Davis (ed.)

in World War I and Southern Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815415
eISBN:
9781496815453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815415.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

African American writers portrayed the sacrifice of black soldiers in combat and the persecution of black veterans in the South to make a literary case for civil rights. The modernist trope of the ... More


The American Lawrence

Lee M. Jenkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book posits an “American Lawrence,” exploring D. H. Lawrence’s role as a creator as well as a critic of American literature between 1922 and 1925 when he was resident in the New World. The ... More


London, USA?

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses American architectural modernism in London through additions that drew significant media attention, contestation, and public awareness—such as the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane. It ... More


Frank O'Hara Now: New Essays on the New York Poet

Robert Hampson and Will Montgomery (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781846312311
eISBN:
9781846316067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316067
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Frank O'Hara's writing is central to any consideration of twentieth-century American poetry. This book asks why O'Hara remains so important to twenty-first-century readers and writers of poetry. The ... More


/ Emptiness in Flux: The Buddhist Poetics of Ernest Fenollosa's “The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry”

Jonathan Stalling

in Poetics of Emptiness: Transformations of Asian Thought in American Poetry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823231447
eISBN:
9780823241835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231447.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter fundamentally challenges both Ezra Pound's representation of the text and American literary criticism's reduction of Fenollosa to a naïve positivist by revealing the essay's function in ... More


The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The second of three volumes charting the history of the modernist magazine in Britain, North America, and Europe, this book offers a study of the wide and varied range of ‘little magazines’ which ... More


Dimensions of the American Art Market

Robert B. Ekelund, John D. Jackson, and Robert D. Tollison

in The Economics of American Art: Issues, Artists and Market Institutions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190657895
eISBN:
9780190657925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657895.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 2 discusses the long evolution of the market for American art in a brief synopsis of key developments along the way. It explains the early marketing of American art, the romance of collectors ... More


A Familiar and Warm Relationship: Race, Sexual Freedom, and U.S. Literary Modernism

James Smethurst

in The African American Roots of Modernism: From Reconstruction to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834633
eISBN:
9781469603100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878088_smethurst.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents one of the problems in discussing an “American” modernism or avant-garde before the 1920s involving the confusion about whether one is talking about art and artistic circles ... More


Poetry and Language Writing: Objective and Surreal

David Arnold

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311154
eISBN:
9781846313790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313790
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

It has been variously labelled ‘Language Poetry,’ ‘Language Writing’, ‘L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E writing’ (after the magazine that ran from 1978 to 1981) and ‘language-centred writing.’ It has been placed ... More


The Promise of the Virtual

Katherine Biers

in Virtual Modernism: Writing and Technology in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667543
eISBN:
9781452946542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667543.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This introductory chapter focuses on virtual poetics and American literary modernism. It discusses the formal properties of language in reaction to modernity and its new technologies. Vitalist ideas ... More


The “Colder Artifice”: Paul Laurence Dunbar, Countee Cullen, and the Mask of Blackness

Steven A. Nardi

in Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter uses Derrida’s “White Mythology” to examine how border zones between the “real” inner-face and “false” outer-face, common to a number of Harlem Renaissance modernist writers and to a ... More


Virtual Modernism: Writing and Technology in the Progressive Era

Katherine Biers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667543
eISBN:
9781452946542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667543.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book offers a fresh view of the emergence of American literary modernism from the eruption of popular culture in the early twentieth century. Employing dynamic readings of the works of Stephen ... More


Back to the Future: Modernist Architecture and All That Heaven Allows

Victoria L. Evans

in Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409391
eISBN:
9781474434737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409391.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since every stage of Ron Kirby and Carey Scott's relationship is marked by alterations in their domestic environments, Chapter 6 ("Back to the Future: Modernist Architecture and All That Heaven ... More


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