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Modernist objects

Author: Noëlle Cuny; Xavier Kalck
Publisher: Clemson : Clemson University Press, 2020. ©2020
Series: Seminal Modernisms Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Modernist Objects is a unique mix of cultural studies, literature, and visual arts applied to the discrete materiality of modernist objects. Contributors explore the many tensions surrounding the modernist relationship to objects, things, products and artIfacts through the prism of poetry, prose, visual arts, culture and crafts"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Modernist objects
Clemson : Clemson University Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2020024127
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noëlle Cuny; Xavier Kalck
ISBN: 9781949979510 1949979512
OCLC Number: 1156442034
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 282 pages) : illustrations
Contents: OBJECTING TO REALISM. Douglas Mao: Objectionable Objects --
Martin Schauss: "Such density of furniture defeats imagination": Beckett's Post-War Room and the Inheritance of Things --
Pavlina Radia: From Eggbeaters and Alcohol to Gryphons, Dolls, and Puppets: The Affective Mobilities of Djuna Barnes's Objects --
Rachel Bowlby: Tradition and the Test-Tube Baby --
FASHIONING THE HUMAN. Sanja Bahun: The Fabric of Home: Cotton Cloth between Ontology and Use-Value in Paul Klee's, Varvara Stepanova and Lyubov Popova's Artwork --
Louise Kane: Computer Science for (Live) Modernism(s): Magazines as Metaobjects --
Jennifer Kilgore-Caradec: "Twang the lyre and rattle the lexicon": Harps and Lyres in Modernist Poetry --
Lynn M. Somers: Louise Bourgeois's Melancholy Objects to be Used --
PERFORMING THE ORNAMENTAL. Yasna Bozhkova: Limbswish: Baroness Elsa's "Ready-to-Wear" Poem-Objects --
Maurizia Boscagli: The Furniture of Alter-Modernism: Eileen Gray's and Le Corbusier's Two Orientalisms --
Nonia Williams: "LOST! HANSOME GOLE BROOCH." Broken, Lost and Forgotten Objects in Woolf, Mansfield and Stein --
Justine Baillie: Diasporic Modernism: Memory, the Object and Jean Rhys's Good Morning, Midnight (1939)
Series Title: Seminal Modernisms Ser.
Responsibility: edited by Noëlle Cuny and Xavier Kalck.

Abstract:

"Modernist Objects is a unique mix of cultural studies, literature, and visual arts applied to the discrete materiality of modernist objects. Contributors explore the many tensions surrounding the modernist relationship to objects, things, products and artIfacts through the prism of poetry, prose, visual arts, culture and crafts"--

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