Explaining Imagism: The Imagist Movement in Poetry and Art

Explaining Imagism: The Imagist Movement in Poetry and Art

By: Slawomir Wacior (author), Leszek S. Kolek (preface_author)Hardback

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In the present study, the innovative and cerebral poetry of the Imagist movement, which revolutionized modern English and American poetry, has been analyzed in its contextual and inter-textual relationships with other arts. Consequently, the book is like the texts it attempts to investigate, a peculiar hybrid, a collage of three basic materials or analytical perspectives: an excerpt from an Imagist manifesto sketched out in handwriting (context), a torn out printed page from a first edition of "Des Imagistes" (text), and a photograph of a museum installation of a room devoted to Modernist art (intertext).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773454279
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780773454279
  • ISBN10: 0773454276

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