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Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents

Kolocotroni, V., Goldman, J. and Taxidou, O., (Eds.) (1998) Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA. ISBN 9780226450735

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Abstract

From Bauhaus to Dada, from Virginia Woolf to John Dos Passos, the Modernist movement revolutionized the way we perceive, portray, and participate in the world. This landmark anthology is a comprehensive documentary resource for the study of Modernism, bringing together more than 150 key essays, articles, manifestos, and other writings of the political and aesthetic avant-garde between 1840 and 1950. By favoring short extracts over lengthier originals, the editors cover a remarkable range and variety of modernist thinking. Included are not just the familiar high modernist landmarks such as Gustave Flaubert, Ezra Pound, and James Joyce, but also a diverse representation from the sciences, politics, philosophy, and the arts, including Charles Darwin, Thorstein Veblen, W. E. B. Du Bois, Isadora Duncan, John Reed, Adolf Hitler, and Sergei Eisenstein. Another welcome feature is a substantial selection of hard-to-find manifestos from the many modernist movements, among them futurism, cubism, Dada, surrealism, and anarchism.

Item Type:Edited Book
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Goldman, Dr Jane and Kolocotroni, Dr Vassiliki
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Subjects:P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Publisher:University of Chicago Press

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