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Manifesto : a century of isms

Author: Mary Ann Caws
Publisher: Lincoln : Univ. of Nebraska Press, ©2001.
Series: Bison books
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An anthology featuring over 200 artistic and cultural manifestos from a wide range of countries. It includes texts ranging from Kurt Schwitters' "Cow Manifesto" to those written in the name of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ann Caws
ISBN: 0803264070 9780803264076
OCLC Number: 186453665
Description: xxxiv, 713 s.
Contents: The poetics of the manifesto: Nowness and Newness; Very Rough Chronology Part 1 Symbolism: England; France; Switzerland; Russia; Ireland; Part 2 Primitivism and Neo-Primitivism: France; Poland; United States; Part 3 Cubism: France; Part 4 Nowism/Presentism/ Simultanism: France; Germany; United States; Part 5 Futurisms: Italian futurism Italy; Tactilism Italy; Noisism /Bruitism Italy; France; Acmeism Russia; The mezzanine of poetry Russia; Cubo-Futurism (The Hylea Group Russia; Zaoum Russia; Rayonism Russia; Part 6 Expressionism and Fauvism: Norway/France; Poland/France; Germany; Belgium; Holland/United States; Part 7 Der Blaue Reiter: Germany; Part 8 Scuola Metaphysica: Italy; Part 9 Dada: Zurich Dada France/Switzerland; Berlin Dada Germany; Dutch Dada Holland; Paris-New York Dada and Surrealism France/United States; United States; Part 10 Vorticism: England; Part 11 Imagism: France; United States; Part 12 Spanish, Catalan and Latin American Avant-Gardes: Spain; Catalonia; Creationism Chile/Paris; Ultraism Argentina; Hallucinism Brazil; Part 13 Merz, Verbophonics, Optophonics: Germany; France; Russia; Germany; Part 14 Constructivism/Realism: Russia; Part 15 Suprematism, Bauhaus and Elementarism: Russia; Part 16 De Stijl, Plasticism and Neoplasticism: Holland; Part 17 Purism: France; Part 18 Surrealism: France; Catalonia; Martinique; Chile/France/United States; Senegal; Part 19 Thingism and Machinism: United States; France; Italy; Part 20 Concretism; Russia/France; Switzerland/France; Part 21 Verticalism and the Revolution of the World: France/United States; Part 22 Dimensionalism and Spatialism: France; Italy; Japan/France; Part 23 Lettrism : Romania/France; Part 24 Projectivism Open Field; United States; Part 25 Nativism: England/United States; Part 26 Individualism and Personism: United States; Part 27 Thresholds: United States; England/United States; Mexico/United States; Switzerland; France; Part 28 Oulipo: France; Part 29 L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E: United States; Part 30 Miscellaneous Manifestos: Music; Architecture; Reflections on Manifestos; Part 31 Writing and the Book Selected Bibliography; Source Acknowledgements
Series Title: Bison books
Responsibility: edited by Mary Ann Caws.


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