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Italian Modernism

Italian Culture between Decadentism and Avant-Garde (Toronto Italian Studies)

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Social Science,
  • Italy,
  • European - Italian,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Italian,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Italian,
  • 20th century,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • 19th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Italian literature,
  • Modernism (Literature)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLuca Somigli (Editor), Mario Moroni (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages465
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7873998M
    ISBN 100802086020
    ISBN 109780802086020

    Richard Etlin's sweeping, generously illustrated study explores the changing idea of modernism in Italian architecture over the five crucial decades that saw the birth and crystallization of modern architecture. Systematically treating the major architects and movements of the period—such as Raimondo D'Aronoco and Art Nouveau, Antonio Sant'Elia and Futurism, Marcello Piacentini and the. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. MARSHALL PLAN MODERNISM: ITALIAN POSTWAR ABSTRACTION AND BEGINNINGS OF AUTONOMIA (ART HISTORY PUBLICATION INITIATIVE) By Jaleh Mansoor **Mint Condition**.

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Italian Modernismmarks a significant turn in the development of contemporary research -in Italy, the United States, and elsewhere -on modern Italian nists in Italy are often content to rehearse the (undeniable but in itself not very interesting) fact that in Italian literature the category of ‘modernism’ has never been really at home.

Modernism in Italian Architecture examines the legacy of the romantic revolution, which confronted architects Italian Modernism book the dilemma of how to create an architecture that was both modern and national. It challenges accepted opinion on a variety of issues.

Etlin argues against too close an association of Sant'Elia's architecture and manifesto with Cited by: Italian Modernism was written in response to the need for an historiographic and theoretical reconsideration of the concepts of Decadentismo and the avant-garde within the Italian critical tradition.

Focussing on the confrontation between these concepts and the broader notion of international modernism, the essays in this important collection seek to understand this complex phase of literary 5/5(1). There were definite shades of Italian Modernism at The Design Files’ design popup in Melbourne, spotted on Vogue Living.

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Richard Etlin's sweeping, generously illustra /5. Italian Modernism was written in response to the need for an historiographic and theoretical reconsideration of the concepts of Decadentismo and the avant-garde within the Italian critical tradition. Focussing on the confrontation between these concepts and the broader notion of international modernism, the essays in this important collection seek to understand this Italian Modernism book phase of literary.

Why Italian Modernism Has Remained So Iconic. the company has launched of a book, an exhibition, a key player in the history of Italian design, and an excellent ambassador of Made in Italy. modernism any cultural preference for ‘the modern’, for contemporary thought, style, etc., especially in architecture, music and art.

In architecture, the modernism of Gropius and Le Corbusier was associated with the celebration of functionality and a belief in Man's ultimate ability to control his surroundings. The movement arose from the Manifesto and Foundation of Futurism, a text composed by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti in and propagated by its author in Italy, France and worldwide through an intense media campaign at the beginning of The manifesto was a violent call to embrace modernity in all areas of private and public life and contained famed attacks on the authority of traditional.

Classical modernism of the 20th century. At the beginning of the 20th century, Italian sculptors and painters joined the rest of Western Europe in the revitalization of a simpler, more vigorous, less sentimental Classical tradition, that was applied in liturgical as well as decorative and political settings.

Marshall Plan Modernism refigures our understanding of modernist painting as a project about labor and the geopolitics of postwar reconstruction during the Italian Miracle.

"Mansoor’s book is an inspiring investigation of Italian art in the post-war years, and an unprecedented attempt, at least in terms of a book-length study, to apply to Author: Jaleh Mansoor.

Mussolini, Modernism, And The Architecture Of Asmara Asmara in Eritrea is a city of contrasts. Containing one of the highest concentrations of intact Modernist architecture across the globe, it remains largely unchanged since its Italian colonizers left in Author: Culture Trip.

To be a tourist in Libya during the period of Italian colonization was to experience a complex negotiation of cultures. Against a sturdy backdrop of indigenous culture and architecture, modern metropolitan culture brought its systems of transportation and accommodation, as well as new hierarchies of political and social control.

Architecture and Tourism in Italian Colonial Libya shows how 5/5(1). The latest Italian design trend now is the new modernism. Italian ceramic brand Marazzi at Cersaie gave a perfect interpretation of this new booth at the Bologna fair in fact was transformed into a Gentlemen’s Club – called Society – with nostalgic and at the same contemporary atmospheres.

Reading room, living room, winter garden, small cinemateque, café, fumoir: in all. At the same time, as a historiographic category, modernism has played a very minor role in the Italian critical debate.

The question with which we might begin, then, is to ask precisely what is at stake for Italian literature in the appropriation of modernism. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Braun, Emily, – Mario Sironi and Italian modernism: art and politics under fascism / Emily Braun.

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Focussing on the confrontation between these concepts and the broader notion of international modernism, the essays in this.HARVARD THEOLOGICAL REVIEW VOLUME IX OCTOBER, NUMBER 4 A REVIEW OF ITALIAN MODERNISM GIORGIO LA PIANA The future historian of Modernism will be much embarrassed by the contradictory appreciations and misjudgments which are to be found in our contemporary literature on this subject.

One book presents Modern.This comparative approach to Spanish and Italian avant-gardism offers readers an expanded view of the intersections of body and text, broadening the conversation in the larger fields of cultural modernism, European Avant-garde Studies, and Comparative Literature.