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Published: 30 April 2020

288 Pages | 11 b&w and 26 colour illustrations

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9781474455138

Bookseller Code (06)


Modernism and Still Life

Artists, Writers, Dancers

Claudia Tobin

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Modernist Culture

  • Challenges the conventional positioning of still life a 'minor' genre in art history
  • Proposes a radical alternative to narratives of modernism that privilege speed and motion by revealing forms of stillness and still life at the heart of modern literature and visual culture
  • Provides the first study of still life to consider the genre across modern literature, visual cultures and dance
  • Uncovers connections and cultural exchange between networks of European and American artists including the Bloomsbury Group and Wallace Stevens