Franklin

Cold modernism : literature, fashion, art / Jessica Burstein.

Author/Creator:
Burstein, Jessica, 1967-
Publication:
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2012.
Series:
Refiguring modernism; 17.
Refiguring modernism
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 321 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Modernism (Art).
Surfaces (Philosophy).
Arts, Modern -- 20th century.
Summary:
"Explores a significant but overlooked aspect of early twentieth-century modernism, one that focuses on surface appearance rather than interiority or psychological depth. Looks at the writers Wyndham Lewis and Mina Loy, the artists Balthus and Hans Bellmer, and the fashion designer Coco Chanel"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction. Nothing personal
Amuse-bouche
Waspish segments
Interregnum I. A doll is being beaten
Modernism and the little black dress
Loy, Inc.
Interregnum II. The legs of Balthus
Epilogue. Imitation and its discontents.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780271053769 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0271053763 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
759772102
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