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Angela Carter: Far from the fairytale

Angela Carter: Far from the fairytale | Modernist Literature and Art | Scoop.it
The otherworldly figure conjured after her death in 1992 doesn’t do Angela Carter justice. Her biographer Edmund Gordon attempts a more accurate portrayal of a complex, sensual and highly intellectual woman
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a glimpse into Carter's life and personality
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A Different Guernica

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In 1992, I interviewed my old friend Dora Maar, a talented photographer, who had witnessed and documented the making of Guernica. Picasso had told her: “I know I am going to have terrible problems with this painting, but I am determined to do it—we have to arm for the war to come.”
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The Lost Leader

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James Joyce: A New Biography By Gordon Bowker (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 608 pp., $35) THERE ARE CERTAIN artistic geniuses who demand that we should know their lives in detail, since for them the sto...

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Download 144 Beautiful Books of Russian Futurism: Mayakovsky, Malevich, Khlebnikov & More (1910-30)

Download 144 Beautiful Books of Russian Futurism: Mayakovsky, Malevich, Khlebnikov & More (1910-30) | Modernist Literature and Art | Scoop.it
In the years after World War II, the CIA made use of jazz musicians, abstract expressionist painters, and experimental writers to promote avant-garde American culture as a Cold War weapon. At the time, downward cultural comparisons with Soviet art were highly credible.
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A generous gift from Open Culture to all fans of the avant-garde trends of Modernism
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Vogue 100: Indiscretions by Virginia Woolf

Vogue 100: Indiscretions by Virginia Woolf | Modernist Literature and Art | Scoop.it
In British Vogue's centenary year discover archived articles from some of the greatest writers, including Virginia Woolf
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