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The Mental Life of Modernism

Why Poetry, Painting, and Music Changed at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (The MIT Press)

Samuel Jay Keyser

An argument that Modernism is a cognitive phenomenon rather than a cultural one.At the beginning of the twentieth century, poetry, music, and painting all underwent a sea change. Poetry abandoned rhyme and meter; music ceased to be tonally centered; and painting no longer aimed at faithful representation. These artistic developments have been attri...
Publish Date
2020-03-03T00:00:00.000Z
2020-03-03T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
3.88
ISBN
9780262043496
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2020-02-27T17:09:09.000Z
Fascinating, important new book by friend & former colleague.      source