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Angels of reality : Emersonian unfoldings in Wright, Stevens, and Ives

Author: David Michael Hertz
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1993.
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In this exciting new book, David Michael Hertz demonstrates how three major artists - Frank Lloyd Wright, Wallace Stevens, and Charles Ives - were influenced by Emerson's nineteenth-century transcendentalism. By focusing on the relative statements of the artists themselves, Hertz shows that Emerson's belief that all things are in flux, including matter and spirit, had direct bearing on the form and content of their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Wallace Stevens; Charles Ives; Frank Lloyd Wright; Wallace Stevens; Charles Ives; Charles Ives; Wallace Stevens; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Wallace Stevens; Charles Ives; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Frank Lloyd Wright; Wallace Stevens; Charles Ives
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Michael Hertz
ISBN: 080931746X 9780809317462
OCLC Number: 24629913
Description: xxiv, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The Conflict of Creativity. 1. Influences and Intertexturalities in Wright, Stevens, and Ives. 2. The Emersonian Fund and Its Three Heirs. 3. Frank Lloyd Wright Rejects the Renaissance. 4. Wallace Stevens: The Spiritual Epicure, His Beau langage, and the Necessary God. 5. Ives, Emerson, and Rival Composers. 6. Quotation and Originality in a Poet, a Composer, and an Architect --
pt. 2. Metaphors of Value in Three Modern Transcendentalists. 7. On Metaphors of Art and Value. 8. Of Moral Values and American Machismo as the Angels Take Flight. 9. Beginning with Emerson's Nature as Religion. 10. Architecture's Poetic Symphony: Mixing Metaphors of the Arts. 11. When the Cat Runs over the Snow or Experience, Ordinary Realities, and the Idea of Art.
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