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Theories of modernist art in Britain 1900-1939

C. M. Rogers

Theories of modernist art in Britain 1900-1939

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Thesis(M.A.) - Course project in the Departmentof Library and Information Studies, Loughborough University of Technology 1983.

Statementby C.M. Rogers.
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Open LibraryOL19650556M

  Postmodernism says that art, music, and literature, for example, can be anything that its maker says that it is. 5. Pioneering Postmodernism Andy Warhol was at the forefront of the postmodern movement away from the control of the modernist art world in the ’s. Postmodernism began to bloom in society. Modernist Aesthetics and Criticism. To some, Modernist art is old and even finished, but that isn’t completely true since it was once very progressive, bringing a new art for a new age under of the cape of a social and economical revolution that swept over the, new back then, urban and industrial Europe(Barret P 20). Literary modernism, or modernist literature, has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America, and is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional ways of writing, in both poetry and prose ists experimented with literary form and expression, as exemplified by Ezra Pound's maxim to "Make it new.".


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