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Modernism and Still Life
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Tobin Claudia Tobin
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-02 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Explores the 'still life spirit' in modern painting, prose, dance, sculpture and poetryChallenges the conventional positioning of still life a 'minor' genre in art historyProposes a radical alternative to narratives of modernism that privilege speed and motion by revealing forms of stillness and still life at the heart of modern
Modernist Exoskeleton
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Rachel Murray
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-02 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

"Focusing on the writing of Wyndham Lewis, D. H. Lawrence, H.D. and Samuel Beckett, this book uncovers a shared fascination with the aesthetic possibilities of the insect body - its adaptive powers, distinct stages of growth and swarming formations."--
Primordial Modernism
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Cathryn Setz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-05 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Brings ideas and animals together to shed new light on modernist magazine culture Tests the concept of 'primordial' modernism as a tributary of primitivism, Jungian thought, and fraught nationalismsProvides readings of Eugene Jolas's creative and critical works that place him centre-stage in modernist studiesMoves between unpublished archival material, reception studies,
Novel Sensations
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Jon Day
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-18 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Concentrating on the work of four major modernist authors - Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis and Samuel Beckett - this book examines the close links between modernist literature and the philosophy of mind.
The Modern Scot: Modernism and Nationalism in Scottish Art, 1928-1955
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Tom Normand
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-22 - Publisher: Routledge

This title was first published in 2000: An investigation of Scottish art between 1928 and 1955 to bring into focus the multifaceted project that was Scottish modernism. At the core of this work lies the contention that Scottish modernism was underpinned by a desire to express a national consciousness. It