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Preston, Carrie J
Modernism's mythic pose : gender, genre, solo performance / Carrie J. Preston
New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  PS310.M57 P74 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Dance -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Modernism (Literature) -- United States
Modernism (Art) -- United States
American literature -- Classical influences
Art, Modern -- Classical influences
Physical Description xiv, 357 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-341) and index
Contents Introduction -- The solo's origins: monodramas, attitudes, dramatic monologues -- Posing modernism: Delsartism in modern dance and silent film -- Positioning genre: the dramatic monologue in cultures of recitation -- The motor in the soul: Isadora Duncan's solo dance -- Ritualized reception: H.D.'s antimodernist poetics and cinematics
Series Modernist literature & culture

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