Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents


An Anthology of Sources and Documents

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ISBN10: 0226450740 ISBN13: 9780226450742 Contributors: Goldman, Jane (Editor); Taxidou, Olga (Editor) Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr Published: Feb 15 1999 Pages: 632 Weight: 2.50lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 7.00" Depth: 1.50" Language: English

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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.
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