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Classicism of the twenties : art, music, and literature

Author: Theodore Ziolkowski
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The triumph of avant-gardes in the 1920s tends to dominate our discussions of the music, art, and literature of the period. But the broader current of modernism encompassed many movements, and one of the most distinct and influential was a turn to classicism. In Classicism of the Twenties, Theodore Ziolkowski offers a compelling account of that movement. Giving equal attention to music, art, and literature, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version:
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Ziolkowski
ISBN: 9780226183985 022618398X
OCLC Number: 871670574
Description: xv, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The theory --
Prewar classicism --
Classicism as term --
Classicism as reaction --
Prewar classicism --
An ironic retrospective --
Classicism of the twenties --
Wartime transitions --
The turning point --
The dissemination --
The turn to antiquity --
The practice --
Three exemplary figures --
The composer: Igor Stravinsky --
The artist: Pablo Picasso --
The writer: T.S. Eliot --
Summary --
Test cases --
The writers --
James Joyce --
Jean Cocteau --
Hans Henny Jahnn --
Paul Valéry --
The artists --
Giorgio de Chirico --
Gino Severini, Fernand Léger, and others --
Francis Picabia --
The composers --
Paul Hindemith --
Alfredo Casella --
Conclusions --
Classicism of the twenties?
Responsibility: Theodore Ziolkowski.

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