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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


Jazzing Britain: The Transatlantic Jazz Invasion and the Remaking of Englishness

Genevieve Abravanel

in Americanizing Britain: The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199754458
eISBN:
9780199933143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754458.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

When jazz arrived in England, the nation was on an imaginative precipice: both grasping after history and attempting to bury it, haunted by terrible loss and eager to forget it in a frenzy of music ... More


Clive Bell, ‘a fathead and a voluptuary’: Conscientious Objection and British Masculinity

Mark Hussey

in Queer Bloomsbury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474401692
eISBN:
9781474422123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401692.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Hussey shows that Clive Bell was a lifelong rebel. His tireless championing of individual liberty as the paramount value of political and social organisation, and of subjective experience as the ... More


Significant Form and Aesthetic Emotion: Bloomsbury Theorizes Modern Art’s “Mysterious Laws” of Creativity

Mark Hussey

in Secrets of Creativity: What Neuroscience, the Arts, and Our Minds Reveal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190462321
eISBN:
9780190462345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462321.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The early twentieth-century revolution in visual art that came to be known in England as post-impressionism emphasized the view that artistic creativity resides not only in the making of the artwork, ... More


The Ontology of Design

Jane Forsey

in The Aesthetics of Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199964369
eISBN:
9780199333233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964369.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

Chapter One provides an ontology of design that distinguishes it from art and craft as a specific kind of object with unique characteristics. A critical engagement with traditional formalist and ... 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


Art, Religion, and the Grand Narrative

Nicholas Wolterstorff

in Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Once one declares that works of art that are created for, and rewarding of, disinterested aesthetic attention are socially other and transcendent, one must expect that such works will often be seen ... More


Cambridge

Fred Leventhal and Peter Stansky

in Leonard Woolf: Bloomsbury Socialist

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198814146
eISBN:
9780191851797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814146.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Woolf went to Trinity College, Cambridge, to read Classics. There probably the more important part of his education was the close friendships he formed with Lytton Strachey and Clive Bell as well as ... More


Coda: “[T]o bury Euclid deep in the living flesh”

Andrea Henderson

in Algebraic Art: Mathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198809982
eISBN:
9780191860140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809982.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Modernist writers loudly proclaimed their difference from their Victorian forebears, whom they pronounced conventional, moralizing, and sentimental. Yet the formalizing impulse of Victorian art was a ... More


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