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Modernist women and visual cultures Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, photography, and cinema by Maggie Humm

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961.,
  • Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Knowledge -- Art.,
  • Art and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Photography -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain.,
  • Women in the motion picture industry.,
  • Modernism (Art) -- Great Britain.,
  • Photography in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-235) and index.

StatementMaggie Humm.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6045.O72 Z725 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3563222M
ISBN 100813532655, 0813532663
LC Control Number2002031724

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Maggie Humm is a Professor of Cultural Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Science at the University of East London. She is the author of many books including Snapshots of Bloomsbury: The Private Lives of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell (Tate Publishing & Rutgers University Press, ) and Modernist Women and Visual Cultures: Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Photography and Cinema. An exploration of modernist women's distinctive role in domestic and cinema arts in the context of current debates about gender and raphs, particularly domestic photos of family and friends, taken by Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell form the centrepiece of this delightful book. Many rare and intimate images discovered among the archive collections of their photographs are. "Modernist Women and Visual Cultures "makes many of these photographs available for the first time. Both the photographs and this fresh analysis will prove fascinating to anyone interested in the many cultures of modernism. Special offers and product promotions Author: Maggie Humm. The relationship between cultural modernity and modernist visual cultures and literature is complex and contested. In English Art – the editors, David Peters Corbett and Lara Perry, argue that, in art history, there are two competing readings of nineteenth- and twentieth-century art, drawing on two different understandings of this.

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Modernist Cultures is the journal of the British Association for Modernist Studies, providing a forum that opens up modernism to new kinds of inquiry and allows scholars to examine the interdisciplinary contexts of modernism and es explore a broad spectrum of disciplines, including: anthropology, art history, cultural studies, ethnography, film studies, history, literature. Modernism, in the fine arts, late 19th to midth century, a break with the past and the concurrent search for new forms of expression. It fostered a period of experimentation in literature, music, dance, visual art, and architecture. Learn more about the history of Modernism and its various manifestations. The term Modernism describes the modernist movement in the arts, its set of cultural tendencies and associated cultural movements, originally arising from wide-scale and far-reaching changes to Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In particular the development of modern industrial societies and the rapid growth of cities, followed then by the horror of World War I, were. This seminar explores the relationship between “modernist” women’s writing / visual culture and social and political activism, all broadly construed, from the s to the s. We welcome papers that shine new light on canonical figures, as well as those that recover lesser known figures and publications. 2.