Category «Modernism»

Download E-books Making of Americans (American Literature (Dalkey Archive)) PDF

In "The Making of Americans," Gertrude Stein units out to inform "a historical past of a family's progress," appreciably transforming the normal kin saga novel to surround her imaginative and prescient of character and mental relationships. because the historical past progresses over 3 generations, Stein additionally meditates on her personal writing, at the making of "The Making of Americans," and on America.

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Download E-books German Modernism: Music and the Arts (California Studies in 20th-Century Music) PDF

By Walter Frisch

In this pioneering, erudite research of a pivotal period within the arts, Walter Frisch examines track and its dating to early modernism within the Austro-German sphere. looking to discover the interval by itself phrases, Frisch questions the typical assumption that works made from the later 1870s via global struggle I have been transitional among overdue romanticism and excessive modernism. Drawing on a variety of examples throughout diverse media, he establishes a cultural and highbrow context for overdue Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss, Gustav Mahler, and Arnold Schoenberg, in addition to their much less well-known contemporaries Eugen d'Albert, Hans Pfitzner, Max Reger, Max von Schillings, and Franz Schreker.

Frisch explores "ambivalent" modernism within the final region of the 19th century as mirrored within the attitudes of, and dating among, Nietzsche and Wagner. He is going directly to research how naturalism, the 1st self-conscious flow of German modernism, intersected with musical values and practices of the day. He proposes convergences among track and the visible arts within the works of Brahms, Max Klinger, Schoenberg, and Kandinsky. Frisch additionally explains how, close to the flip of the century, composers drew proposal and strategies from track of the past—the Renaissance, Bach, Mozart, and Wagner. eventually, he demonstrates how irony grew to become a key technique within the novels and novellas of Thomas Mann, the symphonies of Mahler, and the operas of Strauss and Hofmannsthal.

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Download E-books Finnegans Wake (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin) PDF

By James Joyce


Having performed the longest day in literature together with his enormous Ulysses, James Joyce set himself even larger demanding situations for his subsequent e-book — the night.

"A nocturnal state...That is what i would like to express: what is going on in a dream, in the course of a dream." The paintings, which might exhaust 20 years of his lifestyles and the bizarre assets of a few sixty languages, culminated within the 1939 book of Joyce's ultimate and so much progressive masterpiece, Finnegans Wake.

A tale without actual starting or finish (it results in the center of a sentence and starts off in the course of an identical sentence), this "book of Doublends Jined" is as impressive for its prose as for its round constitution. Written in a fantantic dream language, solid from polyglot puns and portmanteau phrases, the Wake beneficial properties a few of Joyce's such a lot fantastic creative paintings. Sixty years after its unique book, it continues to be, in Anthony Burgess's phrases, "a nice comedian imaginative and prescient, one of many few books of the area that could make us giggle aloud on approximately each page."

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts superior by way of introductions and notes by way of distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations through award-winning translators.

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Download E-books The Ice Palace (Peter Owen Modern Classics) PDF

By Tarjei Vesaas

A new version of what's often noticeable because the mythical Norwegian writer's masterpiece, this tale tells the story of Siss and Unn, two friends who have in simple terms spent one night in every one other's corporation. yet so profound is that this night among them that after Unn inexplicably disappears, Siss's international is shattered. Siss's fight along with her constancy to the reminiscence of her buddy and Unn's deadly exploration of the unusual, terrifyingly attractive frozen waterfall that's the Ice Palace are defined in prose of a lyrical financial system that ranks one of the so much memorable achievements of contemporary literature.

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Download E-books The Modernist Party PDF

Leading foreign students remove darkness from the party's value in Modernism

In 12 chapters the world over unique students discover the occasion either as a literary gadget and as a discussion board for constructing modernist artistic values, establishing up new views on materiality, the typical and ideas of area, position and time. There are chapters on Conrad and family events, T S Eliot's 'Prufrock', the social gathering vector in Joyce's 'The useless' and Finnegans Wake, Katherine Mansfield's celebration tales, Virginia Woolf's suggestion of a celebration, the textual events of Proust, Ford Madox Ford and Aldous Huxley and the real-life events of Sylvia seashore, Adrienne Monnier, Natalie Barney and Gertrude Stein, the black 'after-party' of the Harlem Renaissance and the events in extremis in D H Lawrence's ladies in Love.

Like visitors at a celebration, the chapters seek advice from and argue with one another. They give a contribution diversified ways: formal, old, thematic, biographical and theoretical. They handle gender and sexuality, race, style, category, sociality and privateness. they usually determine severe viewpoints. The occasion is proven to be the location either one of introspection and self-display. It provokes festival, collaboration and violence. it truly is an celebration of nihilism in addition to a version for artistic production.

Key Features:
Develops the concept that of house, at the moment of principal hindrance to Modernist students
Explores the tensions among Modernism as an aesthetics of depth and Modernism as a circulation of the standard
Adds a brand new and very important sector of analysis to investigations of Modernism because the fabricated from highbrow and social networks

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Download E-books A Handbook of Modernism Studies PDF

Featuring the most recent learn findings and exploring the interesting interaction of modernist authors and highbrow luminaries, from Beckett and Kafka to Derrida and Adorno, this daring new number of essays offers scholars a deeper seize of key texts in modernist literature.

  • Provides a wealth of clean views on canonical modernist texts, that includes the newest study data
  • Adopts an unique and artistic thematic method of the topic, with suggestions comparable to race, legislations, gender, category, time, and beliefs forming the constitution of the collection
  • Explores present and ongoing debates at the hyperlinks among the aesthetics and praxis of authors and modernist theoreticians
  • Reveals the profound ways that modernist authors have stimulated key thinkers, and vice versa

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Download E-books Painting Modernism (SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture) PDF

Studies the impression of the plastic arts at the significant writers of Latin American modernism.

Painting Modernism demonstrates the impact of portray and sculpture at the paintings of the main writers of Latin American modernism. via his research, Ivan A. Schulman, a foundational determine within the box, bargains a concise and new interpretation of works by way of José Asunción Silva, Julián del Casal, Rubén Darío, José Juan Tablada, and José Martí. conventional serious discourse on modernism has emphasised the character of this move by way of its self-referentiality, fragmentation, elitist/escapist suggestions, and subjective notions of cultural and aesthetic authenticity. Schulman breaks from this procedure and examines those works as items of subjectively generated social/artistic practices which are inseparable from socioeconomic changes and the chaotic cultural crises of the fashionable global.

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Download E-books Insatiability PDF

By Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz

This novel, the author's masterpiece, is among the maximum expressions ever of the tortured intersection of political and private destinies in japanese Europe. Futuristic, experimental, and remarkably prophetic, Insatiability traces the adventures of a tender Pole whose destiny parallels the cave in of Western civilization following a chinese language communist invasion from the east. Written in 1927, Witkiewicz's anti-Utopian novel proved to be a horribly prescient imaginative and prescient of what might develop into truth for jap Europe within the overdue 1930s.

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