By edited by Astradur Eysteinsson, Vivian Liska ; with the assistance of Anke Brouwers
The two-volume paintings Modernism has been provided the distinguished 2008 MSA ebook Prize! Modernism has constituted the most well known fields of literary reports for many years. whereas it used to be probably briefly overshadowed by way of postmodernism, fresh years have obvious a resurgence of curiosity in modernism on either side of the Atlantic. those volumes reply to a necessity for a collective and multifarious view of literary modernism in numerous genres, destinations, and languages. Asking and responding to a wealth of theoretical, aesthetic, and historic questions, sixty five students from numerous international locations attempt the. Read more...
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The sequence Comparative background of Literatures in ecu Languages.
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A number of poems seem to confirm such a claim, for example, “Konstatinopol” (Constantinople), “Kabare” (Cabaret), “Tsirk” (Circus), and “Polet” (Flight). The last of these, written in the shape of an isosceles triangle is to be read from the bottom up to the apex which ends with a dot symbolizing a dashed away plane in the sky. By and large these poems can be defined as syncretic poetry which combines a strong visual element with the word and references to or even a cult of technological inventions.
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The creative energy of painters, sculptors and architects is dissolved, as it were, in producing practical, industrial objects. Thus plastic arts in themselves cease to exist or, to put it differently, they exist in industrial production. With regard to literature, however, Ehrenburg shows more restraint 26 Edward Możejko and moderation. Poetry does not wither away but moves from lyricism to epos. Ehrenburg avoids using the word “poem” and instead speaks of “beautiful objects” created by poets, and of poetic “thingness,” which according to him is achieved through the introduction of the epic mode, new (as he calls it obnazhennyj or naked) rhythm, economy of artistic means for the sake of reaching precision and the use of everyday vocabulary coming from what Russians call byt (everyday material existence).
Modernism by edited by Astradur Eysteinsson, Vivian Liska ; with the assistance of Anke Brouwers