Vorticism: New Perspectives by Mark AntliffVorticism: New Perspectives by Mark Antliff

Vorticism: New Perspectives

EditorMark Antliff, Scott W. Klein

Hardcover | December 3, 2013

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The London-based avant-garde movement Vorticism, like its continental counterparts Cubism and Futurism - and its English rival Bloomsbury - was created by artists, poets, writers, and artist-writers, as a project that defied disciplinary boundaries. Vorticism: New Perspectives is the firstvolume to attend to the full range of the movement's innovations, providing investigations into every aspect of the Vorticists' artistic production: their avant-garde experiments in print culture, art criticism, theater, poetry, exhibition practice, manifesto writing, literature, sculpture,painting, and photography. The rich and varied essays in this volume constitute a timely and comprehensive reassessment of a key chapter in the history of modernism, and will be of interest to scholars across the full range of the humanities.
Mark Antliff, Professor of Art History and Visual Studies at Duke University, is author of several books, including Inventing Bergson: Cultural Politics and the Parisian Avant-Garde and Avant-Garde Fascism: The Mobilization of Myth, Art and Culture in France, 1909-1939. Scott W. Klein is Professor and Chair of the Department of Englis...
Title:Vorticism: New PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:December 3, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199937664

ISBN - 13:9780199937660


Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsNotes on ContributorsMark Antliff and Scott W. Klein: Introduction: "Vorticisms"Prologue1. Fredric Jameson: "Wyndham Lewis's Timon: The War of Forms"Part I: Vorticism in European Context2. Rebecca Beasley: Rebecca Beasley, "Vortorussophilia"3. Andrzej Gsiorek: "Modern Art in England circa 1914: T. E. Hulme and Wyndham Lewis"4. Scott W. Klein: "How German Is It: Vorticism, Nationalism, and the Paradox of Aesthetic Self-Definition"Part II: Machine Aesthetics, Primitivism, Cultural Politics5. Jonathan Black: "Constructing a Chinese-Puzzle Universe": Industry, National Identity, and Edward Wadsworth's Vorticist Woodcuts of West Yorkshire, 1914-1916"6. Mark Antliff: "Politicizing the New Sculpture"7. Miranda Hickman: "The Gender of Vorticism: Jessie Dismorr, Helen Saunders, and Vorticist Feminism"Part III: Vorticism and America8. Alan Antliff: "Ezra Pound, Man Ray, and Vorticism in America, 1914-1917"9. Anne McCauley: "Witch Work, Art Work, and the Spiritual Roots of Abstraction: Ezra Pound, Alvin Langdon Coburn, and the Vortographs"10. Vivien Greene: "John Quinn and Vorticist Painting: The Eye (and Purse) of an American Collector"Part IV: Wyndham Lewis, Vorticism and After11. Paul Edwards: "Blast and the Revolutionary Mood of Wyndham Lewis's Vorticism"12. Martin Puchner: "World and Stage in Enemy of the Stars"13. Douglas Mao: "Blasting and Disappearing"Bibliography