International Futurism in Arts and Literature

International Futurism in Arts and Literature

by G?nter Berghaus
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De Gruyter

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International Futurism in Arts and Literature

This publication offers for the first time an inter-disciplinary and comparative perspective on Futurism in a variety of countries and artistic media. 20 scholars discuss how the movement shaped the concept of a cultural avant-garde and how it influenced the development of modernist art and literature around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783110156812
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Series: European Cultures , #13
Edition description: Reprint 2012
Pages: 657
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.44(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Editor's Forewordv
Political Futurism and the Myth of the Italian Revolution1
Marinetti, Soffici, and French Literature15
Futurism and German Expressionism39
Futurism in the Russian Theatre, 1913-192375
The Vortex in the Machine: Futurism in England100
Impulses of Futurism and Czech Art122
Futurism and Spanish Literature in the Context of the Historical Avant-Garde144
Almada-Negreiros and Portugal Futurista182
"Futures Past": On the Reception and Impact of Futurism in Brazil204
Italian Futurism and Avant-Garde Painting in the United States222
Futurism in Japan, 1909-1920244
Futurism, Dada, and Surrealism: Some Cross-Fertilizations Among the Historical Avant-Garde271
Futurism and Surrealism: A Two-Speed Avant-Garde305
Futurist Influences Upon Early Twentieth-Century Music322
Futurist Architecture353
Futurist Women Painters in Italy373
Vita futurista and Early Futurist Cinema398
The Futurist Aesthetics and Dance422
Futurist Stage Design449
Innovative Artist's Books of Italian Futurism473
Bibliography: A Futurist Reference Shelf487
Notes on Contributors602

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