An Anthology of Sources and Documents
Modernism by Vassiliki Kolocotroni
Book DescriptionModernism is the movement which attempts to redefine the relationship between art and life, seeking to establish a mode of thought to account for new and radical practices in both realms. This anthology is a guide to the Modernist movement in literature and it aims to provide students, researchers and teachers of Modernism with a comprehensive documentary resource. Covering a wide range of intellectual concerns of the period 1850-1940 in Britain, Europe and America the anthology draws on contemporary essays, reviews, articles and manifestos of the political and aesthetic avant-garde. The material selected comprises a concrete expression of the culture of modernity, providing insights into the origins, contexts and various manifestations of the Modernist movement.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748609741
(244mm x 172mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A documentary resource for the study of Modernism, this work brings together 150 essays, articles, manifestos and writings of the political and aesthetic avant garde between 1840 and 1950. It features manifestos from modernist movements, among them futurism, cubism, Dada, surrealism and anarchism.
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Author Biography - Vassiliki Kolocotroni
Jane A. Goldman is Reader in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. She is a General Editor of the Cambridge University Press Edition of the Writings of Virginia Woolf, author of The Feminist Aesthetics of Virginia Woolf: Modernism, Post-Impressionism and the Politics of the Visual (Cambridge University Press, 1998) and co-editor of Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents (Edinburgh University Press, 1998) . Her recent publications include Modernism, 1910-1945: Image to Apocalypse (Palgrave, 2004) and The Cambridge Introduction to Virginia Woolf (Cambridge UP, 2006). Olga Taxidou is Reader in English Literature and Drama at the University of Edinburgh. She is author of The Mask: A Periodical Performance by Edward Gordon Craig (Routledge, 1998) and of Tragedy, Modernity and Mourning (Edinburgh University Press, 2004) and co-editor of Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents (Edinburgh University Press, 1998) and of Post-War Cinema and Modernism: A Film Reader (Edinburgh University Press, 2000).
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