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The Objects of Poetry and the Economics of Art

Laura Scuriatti

in Mina Loy's Critical Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056302
eISBN:
9780813058085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056302.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on Loy's ambivalent and subtle understanding of the processes underpinning the creation of the economic and symbolic value of artworks, or the economic and cultural processes ... More


Gertrude Stein’s Differential Syntax: SARAH TRYPHENA PHILLIPS LECTURE

MARJORIE PERLOFF

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter suggests that the poetics of T. S. Eliot and Gertrude Stein may be seen as two sides of the same coin. It begins by examining that coin itself, which is the Modernist aesthetic, shared ... More


Introduction

Laura Scuriatti

in Mina Loy's Critical Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056302
eISBN:
9780813058085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056302.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction offers a brief outline of standard and more recent scholarship on Loy and her reception; it introduces the concept of “critical modernism,” on the basis of fundamental works ... More


Modern Nostalgia: Siegfried Sassoon, Trauma and the Second World War

Robert Hemmings

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633067
eISBN:
9780748651887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633067.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores Siegfried Sassoon’s writing of the twenties, thirties and forties, demonstrating the connections between trauma and nostalgia in a culture saturated with the anxieties of war. ... More


Nietzsche, Modernism, and Dance: Dionysian or Apollonian?

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/9780199565320.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Friedrich Nietzsche, together with Mallarmé, provided one of the major sources of inspiration for the relationship between literature and dance in the modern period. But whereas Mallarmé's symbolist ... More


Dancing Music: Isadora Duncan and Wagnerism in the American Imagination

Mary Simonson

in Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199898015
eISBN:
9780199369683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898015.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

Isadora Duncan (1877–1927) is frequently described as a maverick whose unconventional, improvisatory movement aesthetic helped to establish and shape American modern dance. Yet Duncan’s dances and ... More


Hardy's Literary Language and Victorian Philology

Dennis Taylor

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122616
eISBN:
9780191671494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122616.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This is a detailed exploration of Thomas Hardy's linguistic ‘awkwardness’, a subject that has long puzzled critics. It shows that Hardy's language must be understood as a distinctive response to the ... More


In the Skin of a Lion

Lee Spinks

in Michael Ondaatje

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066320
eISBN:
9781781703113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066320.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ondaatje's second novel, In the Skin of a Lion, which marks the mature phase of his fiction and the rise in his literary profile. It identifies the reasons for this novel's ... More


Negative Feminism and Anti-Development in Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out

Anne Cunningham

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay considers how Virginia Woolf’s feminist critique in her first novel is linked to a negative feminism and a modernist aesthetic of failure. Woolf’s Rachel Vinrace enacts a form of shadow ... More


Wearing the Body over the Dress: Sonia Delaunay’s Fashionable Clothes

Cristina Giorcelli

in Accessorizing the Body: Habits of Being I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675784
eISBN:
9781452946337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675784.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter focuses on Sonia Delaunay (1885–1979), a famous painter and fashion and costume designer who dressed such movie stars and celebrities as Gloria Swanson, Nancy Cunard, and Alma Gropius. ... More


Wales (1937–9), The Welsh Review (1939–40)

Chris Hopkins

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.003.0040
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the histories of two Welsh magazines which ran from 1937 to 1939: Wales and The Welsh Review. Both magazines had an enormous impact on the development of Welsh writing in ... More


How We Choose to Distort It: Deconstructing Harry

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

There is nothing heroic or redemptive about Harry Bloch’s literary art: a former lover whose erotic experience with him Harry has plumbed for his latest novel calls him a “black magician” and his ... More


Enacting Experimental Psychoses

Nicolas Langlitz

in Neuropsychedelia: The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274815
eISBN:
9780520954908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274815.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 4, “Enacting Experimental Psychosis,” looks at model psychosis research through the eyes of a test subject: a theater director drawing an analogy between the performative character of the ... More


Poetic License, Bullshit: Bullets Over Broadway

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Allen’s conflicted attitudes toward the aesthetic are very much on display in this 1996 comedy/drama. David Shayne is a playwright who believes that his art prevails over all other theatrical ... More


Introduction: Is Theory Good for the Jews?

Bruno Chaouat

in Is Theory Good for the Jews?: French Thought and the Challenge of the New Antisemitism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781383346
eISBN:
9781786944092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383346.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This work is the result of a decade of researching and writing about the correlation between the postmodern approach to the Holocaust, the place of Jews in deconstruction and literary theory (the Jew ... More


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