Poesía

By Rubén Darío

This used to be an grand locate for me. i've got bought Pedro Salinas monograph on Darío, and he mentions numerous poems that i don't look in any books I personal. looking out Google.ES led me to a motherlode: Biblioteca Ayacucho. a huge volume of because of the rustic of Venezuela for this--"HASTA los angeles VICTORIA SIEMPRE!", etc. Here's how they see themselves: "Biblioteca Ayacucho: patrimonio cultural de América Latina." they supply loads of PDFs. I'll be sharing a few my very own unearths, and that i wish in case you locate something from their information you're serious about, depart a observe at the forum.
Forum put up on Biblioteca Ayacucho:
http://bibliotik.org/forums/9/3937

It does examine to the Chilean model of this web site, which i discussed in a publish a couple of months again. Chile is a bit more exhaustive, yet Venezuela's website covers the complete of Latin America.

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Prólogo: Ángel Rama.
Edición: Ernesto Mejía Sánchez.
Cronología: Julio Valle-Castillo.
Materias: Poesía s. XIX, Modernismo hispanoamericano
Páginas: LXXXIX + 564
País: Nicaragua

Para poner en perspectiva contemporánea e histórica l. a. obra de Rubén Darío (Nicaragua, 1867-1916), este volumen está precedido por el enriquecedor estudio introductorio preparado por Ángel Rama. Aparte de incorporar todos los poemarios que definieron los angeles historia de las letras en Hispanoamérica y España, se ofrece aquí una selección de textos dispersos. Esta edición, adicionalmente, resulta definitiva en varios sentidos: Ernesto Mejía Sánchez fija una nueva versión de muchos de los poemas, ateniéndose a manuscritos y versiones originales. En palabras de Jorge Luis Borges, Darío todo lo renovó: l. a. materia, el vocabulario, los angeles métrica, los angeles magia abnormal de ciertas palabras, los angeles sensibilidad del poeta y de sus lectores.

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Modernism: A Very Short Introduction

By Christopher Butler

Modernism ushered in the most interesting strategies in paintings and literature, from Fauvism, Cubism, and Dada, to the novels of James Joyce and Franz Kafka, to such provocative works as Marcel Duchamp's "Fountain." yet Modernism additionally left many folks wondered in its wake. How can a regimen toilet fixture be thought of a piece of paintings? is not going to a singular have a starting, a center, and an end--or not less than a narrative? during this Very brief Introduction, Christopher Butler presents a coherent account of Modernism throughout numerous aesthetic and cultural fields. Butler examines how and why Modernism all started, explaining what it truly is and exhibiting how almost all facets of twentieth and twenty first century existence were encouraged through its aesthetic legacy. Butler considers a number of elements of modernism, together with a few vintage modernist works, hobbies and notions of the avant garde, and the assumption of "progress" in artwork. ultimately, Butler sheds mild on modernist rules of the self, subjectivity, irrationalism, humans and machines, and the political dimensions of modernism as a whole.

About the sequence: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and magnificence, Very brief Introductions supply an advent to a few of life's finest themes. Written by means of specialists for the newcomer, they show the best modern considering the primary difficulties and matters in countless numbers of key subject matters, from philosophy to Freud, quantum concept to Islam.

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The Voyage Out (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)

By Virginia Woolf

A celebration of English individuals are aboard the Euphrosyne, certain for South the United States. between them is Rachel Vinrace, a tender woman, blameless and totally blind to the realm of politics and society, books, intercourse, love and marriage. She is a loose spirit half-caught, momentarily and passionately, by way of Terence Hewet, an aspiring author who she meets in Santa Marina. yet their engagement is to finish suddenly, and tragically. Virginia Woolf's first novel, released in 1915, is a haunting exploration of a tender woman's brain, signalling the start of her fascination with taking pictures the mysteries and complexities of the interior life.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts stronger through introductions and notes through special students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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Vainglory: with Inclinations and Caprice (Penguin Classics)

By Ronald Firbank

The particularly younger and completely alive Mrs Shamefoot desires not anything greater than to have a memorial stained-glass window erected in her honour in an English cathedral. From this premise, the inimitable Ronald Firbank extends his witty, eccentric Vainglory, with a crowded forged of hilariously drawn characters - Winsome Brooks, woman Anne Pantry, leave out Wookie, Mrs Barrow of sunrise and Mrs Steeple - a insurrection of events, and a bottomless feel of the ridiculous. favourite by means of Auden, Forster and Waugh, Firbank's fantastic comedian ability, quick-fire discussion and descriptive flights of fancy are completely captured in Vainglory, his first and longest novel, in addition to in novellas integrated the following: Inclinations and Caprice.

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Bad Modernisms

Modernism is sizzling back. on the sunrise of the twenty-first century, poets and designers, designers and critics, lecturers and artists are rediscovering the virtues of the former century’s so much brilliant cultural constellation. but this frequent embody increases questions on modernism’s relation to its personal luck. Modernism’s “badness”—its emphasis on outrageous habit, its elevation of negativity, its refusal to be condoned—seems necessary to its strength. yet as soon as modernism is permitted as “good” or precious (as loads of modernist artwork now is), its prestige as a subversive aesthetic intervention turns out undermined. The individuals to Bad Modernisms tease out the contradictions in modernism’s dedication to badness.

Bad Modernisms therefore builds on and extends the “new modernist studies,” fresh paintings marked by means of the applying of numerous equipment and a spotlight to texts and artists now not frequently classified as modernist. during this assortment, those advancements are exemplified by means of essays starting from a interpreting of dandyism in Twenties Harlem as a functionality of a “bad” black modernist imaginary to a attention of Filipino American modernism within the context of anticolonialism. The participants reassess standard figures—such as Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Josef von Sternberg, Ludwig Wittgenstein, W. H. Auden, and Wyndham Lewis—and convey to mild the paintings of lesser-known artists, together with the author Carlos Bulosan and the experimental filmmaker Len Lye. interpreting cultural artifacts starting from novels to manifestos, from philosophical treatises to motion picture musicals, and from anthropological essays to advertisements campaigns, those essays sign the capaciousness and effort galvanizing the recent modernist studies.

Contributors. Lisa Fluet, Laura Frost, Michael LeMahieu, Heather ok. Love, Douglas Mao, Jesse Matz, Joshua L. Miller, Monica L. Miller, Sianne Ngai, Martin Puchner, Rebecca L. Walkowitz

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The Russian Avant-Garde and Radical Modernism: An Introductory Reader (Cultural Syllabus)

By Dennis G. Ioffe, Frederick H. White

The Russian avant-garde was once a composite of adverse teams who needed to overthrow the fundamental aesthetics of classical realism. Modernism used to be the totality of those quite a few aesthetic theories, which accomplished a degree of coherence instantly after the 1st international battle. This selection of essays by way of best students examines the key figures, hobbies, and manifestos of the interval. Scholarly consciousness is given to literature, visible arts, cinema, and theatre in an try to seize the complicated nature of the modernist move in Russia. This e-book will be specially correct for college classes at the Russian 20th century in addition to for these searching for a entire method of a number of the events and inventive expressions that represent the Russian avant-garde.

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Chagall

Colourful goals and stories: Chagall's international jam-packed with daily miracles
 

The Belarusian painter Marc Chagall (1887-1985) is largely considered as epitomizing the "painter as poet". the global admiration he commanded is still extraordinary by way of any artist of the century.

Chagall’s work, steeped in mythology and mysticism, painting vibrant desires and stories which are deeply rooted in his Russian Jewish origins. The stories and craving they evoke remember his local Vitebsk, and the good occasions that mark the lifetime of traditional humans: beginning, love, marriage and loss of life. They inform of an international filled with daily miracles - within the room of fanatics, at the streets of Vitebsk, underneath the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Heaven and earth appear to meet in a topsy-turvy international during which whimsical figures of individuals and animals go with the flow during the air with gravity-defying serenity.

 
About the Series:
each one e-book in TASCHEN’s simple artwork sequence features:
  • a targeted chronological precis of the existence and oeuvre of the artist, protecting his or her cultural and ancient importance
  • a concise biography
  • approximately a hundred illustrations with explanatory captions

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The Modernist Novel and the Decline of Empire

By John Marx

John Marx argues that the early 20th century used to be a key second within the emergence of recent globalization, instead of easily a interval of British imperial decline. Modernist fiction was once actively engaged during this transformation of society on a world scale. The very stylistic abstraction that looked as if it would get rid of modernism from social truth, in reality internationalized the English language. instead of mapping the decline of Empire, modernists comparable to Conrad and Woolf celebrated the shared tradition of the English language as extra vital than the waning imperial buildings of england.

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The Quilting Points of Musical Modernism: Revolution, Reaction, and William Walton (Music in Context)

By J. P. E. Harper-Scott

Modernism is either a contested aesthetic class and a strong political assertion. Modernist song was once condemned as degenerate through the Nazis and forcibly changed by way of socialist realism lower than the Soviets. Sympathetic philosophers and critics have interpreted it as an essential highbrow defence opposed to totalitarianism, but a few American critics examine it elitist, undemocratic or even unnatural. Drawing largely at the philosophy of Heidegger and Badiou, Quilting issues proposes a brand new dialectical thought of trustworthy, reactive and vague subjective responses to musical modernism, which embraces all of the track of Western modernity. This systematic definition of musical modernism introduces readers to idea by way of Badiou, Žižek and Agamben. Basing his analyses at the track of William Walton, Harper-Scott explores connections among the innovative politics of the 19th and 20th centuries and responses to the development of modernism so that it will problem permitted narratives of song historical past within the 20th century.

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The Waves

By Virginia Woolf

One of Woolf’s such a lot experimental novels, The Waves provides six characters in monologue - from morning until eventually evening, from adolescence into previous age - opposed to a history of the ocean. the result's an excellent refrain of voices that exists to not comment at the passing of occasions yet to have fun the relationship among its quite a few person parts.

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