Screening Modernism: European Art Cinema, 1950-1980 (Cinema and Modernity)

By András Bálint Kovács

Casting clean gentle at the well known productions of auteurs like Antonioni, Fellini, and Bresson and drawing out from the shadows quite a number very important yet lesser-known works, Screening Modernism is the 1st entire learn of eu artwork cinema’s postwar heyday.

Spanning from the Nineteen Fifties to the Nineteen Seventies, András Bálint Kovács’s encyclopedic paintings argues that cinematic modernism was once no longer a unified circulate with a handful of kinds and subject matters yet really a gorgeous diversity of diversifications at the center ideas of contemporary paintings. Illustrating how the suggestions of modernism and the avant-garde variously take place themselves in movie, Kovács starts off by way of tracing the emergence of paintings cinema as a old class. He then explains the most formal features of contemporary kinds and kinds in addition to their highbrow origin. eventually, drawing on modernist conception and philosophy alongside the way in which, he offers an cutting edge background of the evolution of recent ecu artwork cinema.

Exploring not just modernism’s origins but in addition its stylistic, thematic, and cultural avatars, Screening Modernism finally lays out artistic new how you can take into consideration the old sessions that include this golden age of film.

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Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus (Vintage International)

By Rainer Maria Rilke

To be had for the 1st time in one quantity, Ranier Maria Rilke’s such a lot liked sequences of poems rendered by means of his such a lot devoted translator. Rilke is definitely the 20 th century’s most vital and compelling poet of romantic transformation and non secular quest. His poems of ecstatic id with the realm exert perennial fascination. In Stephen Mitchell’s models of Rilke’s maximum masterpieces readers will notice an English rendering that captures the lyric depth, fluency, and achieve of his poetry. Stephen Mitchell adheres impeccably to Rilke’s textual content, to his formal track, and to the complexity of his proposal; even as, Mitchell’s paintings has authority and gear as poetry in its personal correct.

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Hedda Gabler and Other Plays (Penguin Classics)

In those 3 unforgettably severe performs, Henrik Ibsen explores the issues of non-public and social morality that he perceived on the planet round him and, specifically, the complicated nature of fact. The Pillars of the neighborhood (1877) depicts a corrupt shipowner’s fight to conceal the sins of his previous on the price of one other man’s attractiveness, whereas within the Wild Duck (1884) an idealist, believing he needs to inform the reality at any expense, destroys a kin by way of exposing the lie in the back of his friend’s marriage. And Hedda Gabler (1890) portrays an unhappily married girl who's not able to wreck unfastened from the traditional existence she has created for herself, with tragic effects for the full family.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top 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 via introductions and notes via amazing students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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Modern/Postmodern: Society, Philosophy, Literature

Modern/Postmodern: Society, Philosophy, Literature bargains new definitions of modernism and postmodernism by way of proposing an unique theoretical procedure of concept that explains the variations among those key activities. Taking a contrastive strategy, Peter V. Zima identifies 3 key options within the dating among modernism and postmodernism - ambiguity, ambivalence and indifference.

Zima defines modernism and postmodernism as problematics, instead of aesthetics, stylistics or ideologies. in contrast to modernism, that's grounded in an expanding ambivalence in the direction of social norms and values, postmodernity is gifted as an period of indifference, i.e. of interchangeable norms, values and views.

Taking an old, interdisciplinary and intercultural strategy that engages with Anglo-American and eu debates, the ebook describes the transition from past due modernist ambivalence to postmodern indifference within the contexts of philosophy, literature and sociology. this can be the suitable advisor to the connection among modernism and postmodernism for college kids and students in the course of the humanities.

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Lorine Niedecker: Collected Works

By Lorine Niedecker, Jenny Lynn Penberthy

Author note: Jenny Lynn Penberthy (Editor)
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The Brontës had their moors, i've got my marshes," Lorine Niedecker wrote of flood-prone Black Hawk Island in Wisconsin, the place she lived so much of her lifestyles. Her existence by way of water, as she known as it, couldn't were additional faraway from the avant-garde poetry scene the place she additionally made a house. Niedecker is among the most vital poets of her new release and a vital member of the Objectivist circle. Her paintings attracted excessive compliment from her peers—Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams, Louis Zukofsky, Cid Corman, Clayton Eshleman—with whom she exchanged life-sustaining letters. Niedecker was once additionally a huge lady poet who interrogated problems with gender, domesticity, paintings, marriage, and sexual politics lengthy prior to the fashionable feminist circulate. Her marginal prestige, either geographically and as a girl, interprets right into a significant poetry.

Niedecker's lyric voice is likely one of the such a lot refined and sensuous of the 20th century. Her ear is consistently alive to sounds of nature, oddities of vernacular speech, textures of vowels and consonants. frequently in comparison to Emily Dickinson, Niedecker writes a poetry of wit and emotion, cosmopolitan experimentation and down-home American speech. This much-anticipated quantity provides all of Niedecker's surviving poetry, performs, and inventive prose within the series in their composition. It contains many poems formerly unpublished in e-book shape plus all of Niedecker's surviving Thirties surrealist paintings and her 1936-46 people poetry, bringing to gentle the formative experimental levels of her early profession. With an creation that gives an account of the poet's existence and notes that supply unique textual info, this ebook may be the definitive reader's and scholar's version of Niedecker's work.

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Painting Modernism (SUNY series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture)

Studies the effect 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 foremost 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 via 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 flow when it comes to its self-referentiality, fragmentation, elitist/escapist strategies, and subjective notions of cultural and aesthetic authenticity. Schulman breaks from this strategy and examines those works as items of subjectively generated social/artistic practices which are inseparable from socioeconomic differences and the chaotic cultural crises of the fashionable international.

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The Voice of Prose, Volume One: Early Prose and Autobiography

By Boris Pasternak

This quantity - the 1st in a projected two-volume choice of the prose of Boris Pasternak - brings jointly for the 1st time Pasternak's early prose paintings, a lot of which has hardly ever or by no means ahead of seemed in English.

Contents:

Preface
Introduction

Safe Conduct
The Appelles Mark
Suboctave Story
Zhenya Luvers' Childhood
Letters from Tula
Without Love
Three Dramatic Fragments
The Quintessence

Notes
Sources

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Modernist Literature: Challenging Fictions?

By Vicki Mahaffey

This inclusive advisor to Modernist literature considers the ‘high’ Modernist writers resembling Eliot, Joyce, Pound and Yeats along ladies writers and writers of the Harlem Renaissance.

  • Challenges the concept Modernism was once conservative and reactionary.
  • Relates the modernist impulse to broader cultural and historic crises and movements.
  • Covers quite a lot of authors as much as the outbreak of global warfare II, between them Oscar Wilde, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Langston Hughes, Samuel Beckett, HD, Virginia Woolf, Djuna Barnes, and Jean Rhys.
  • Includes insurance of ladies writers and homosexual and lesbian writers.

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The Letters of T. S. Eliot: Volume 4: 1928-1929

T. S. Eliot writes the letters contained during this quantity in the course of a interval of weighty obligations as husband and extending calls for as editor and writer. He cultivates the aid of renowned guarantors to safe the way forward for his periodical, The per month Criterion, while he loyally takes care of his spouse, Vivien, now domestic after months in a French psychiatric hospital.

Eliot corresponds with writers all through nice Britain, Europe, and the U.S. whereas additionally forging hyperlinks with the key experiences in London, Berlin, Paris, Madrid, and Milan. He generously promotes many different writers, between them Louis Zukofsky and Edward Dahlberg, and manages to accomplish numerous writings himself, together with the much-loved poem A tune for Simeon, an excellent advent to Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone, and lots of more.

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Ulysses (Wordsworth Classics)

By James Joyce

Entire AND UNABRIDGED. With a brand new advent via Cedric Watts, study Professor of English, college of Sussex. James Joyces marvelous masterpiece, Ulysses, tells of the various occasions which befall Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus in Dublin on sixteen June 1904, in which Blooms voluptuous spouse, Molly, commits adultery. in the beginning deemed obscene in England and the united states, this richly-allusive novel, innovative in its Modernistic experimentalism, was once hailed as a piece of genius via W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway. Scandalously frank, wittily erudite, mercurially eloquent, resourcefully comedian and generously humane, Ulysses bargains the reader a life-changing event.

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