By Jean-Michael Rabaté

This leading edge booklet places modernist literature in its cultural, highbrow, and international context, in the framework of the yr 1913.Broadens the research of canonical texts and creative occasions through displaying their cultural and worldwide parallels Examines a couple of simultaneous inventive, literary, and political endeavours together with these of Yeats, Pound, Joyce, Du Bois and Stravinsky Explores Pound's Personae subsequent to Apollinaire's Alcools and Rilke's Spanish Trilogy, Edith Wharton's The customized of the rustic subsequent to Proust's Swann's approach

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The only school not represented was the futurists, who only agreed to be exhibited as a group. And the German expressionists were under-represented, with just one abstract Kandinsky (titled Improvisation, it was bought by Stieglitz), one Kirchner, and three Lehmbrucks. Otherwise, the French schools were dominant: the Fauves with Derain, Dufy, Matisse (who had 13 paintings, one sculpture and several drawings), Marquet and Vlaminck; the cubists with Picasso, Braque, Léger, Gleizes, Picabia, Villon, Duchamp-Villon and 40 the new in the arts Duchamp.

Even when Du Bois and his friends in the NAACP tried to have them banned, they had to acknowledge that they were beautifully made. The year 1913 had been a turning point for the American film industry. After 1913, Hollywood become America’s indisputable movie production center, and it would soon dominate the whole world. Like Griffith, Louis Feuillade had written and directed approximately 800 shorts, features, and serials in 18 years. He, too, was a pioneer of narrative, developing a filmic language adapted to the constraints of the moving image.

In fact, he is harder to classify, yet is one of Britain’s most important painters – a selfconscious modernist, and a difficult one at that. He gained autonomy early after rejecting his first master’s teachings: he had started with Whistler, and 33 the new in the arts soon outgrew the American exile’s neo-symbolist pose to embrace a “French” position. He took as his model Degas, not Cézanne, Picasso, or Matisse, and appropriated Degas’ distinctive esthetics of everyday life. He aimed at mixing the high and the low, the homely and the theatrical.

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