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1913 : the year of French modernism / edited by Effie Rentzou and André Benhaïm.

Other author/creatorRentzou, Effi, editor.
Other author/creatorBenhaïm, André, editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020.
Copyright Notice ©2020
Descriptionxvi, 330 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Variant title Nineteen thirteen
Contents Prehistoric Proust / Andř Benha̐m -- Fant̥mas and the shudder of history / Jonathan P. Eburne -- Inventing, collecting and classifying in the margins: the work of Eug̈ne Atget, a shift in photographic representation / Guillaume Le Gall -- The anxious centre / Effie Rentzou -- 1913, the year of the arrïre-garde? / William Marx -- A modernism that has not yet been: untimely Segalen / Christopher Bush -- On situating French modernism: the strange location(s) of Le Grand Meaulnes / David R. Ellison -- Les Caves du Vatican and the real novel / Gerald Prince -- 1913, between peace and war: Chagall's Homage to Apollinaire and the European avant-garde / Annette Becker -- Camille Flammarion's flash-forward: the cinematicization of French thought and aesthetics (1867-1913) / Christophe Wall-Romana -- How 'simultaneous' is it? Revisiting the Delaunay-Cendrars collaboration on La Prose du Transsib̌rien / Marjorie Perloff -- Mallarm̌'s modernity in 1913 / Virginie A. Duzer -- Poetry displaced: Nijinsky, Delaunay, Duchamp / Mary Shaw -- Behind Picasso's pins / Lisa Florman -- 1913, the future in the past / Jean-Michel Rabať -- The paradox and promise of the 'new' French Modernist Studies / Susan Stanford Friedman.
Abstract "1913: The year of French modernism is the first book to respond to two deceptively simple questions: "What constituted modernism in France?" and "What is the place of France on the map of global modernism?" Taking its cue from the seminal year 1913, an annus mirabilis for literature and art, the book captures a snapshot of vibrant creativity in France and a crucial moment for the quickly emerging modernism throughout the world. Essays from specialists on works of literature, art, photography and cinema which were created or made public in and around 1913, outline in a dazzling fresco the protagonists, strategies and genres, the dynamics, themes, and legacies of what was French modernism." -- Publisher's description.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
Genre/formHistory.
ISBN1526145022
ISBN9781526145024 (hardback)

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