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12 January 2012

272 Pages | 19 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199796557

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Modernism's Other Work

The Art Object's Political Life

Lisa Siraganian

  • Considers a wide-ranging group of visual artists and poets, including Marcel Duchamp, Wyndham Lewis, William Gaddis, Amiri Baraka, Elizabeth Bishop, and Leslie Marmon Silko
  • Combines theory by the likes of Butler and Badiou with political and historical perspectives to provide fresh perspectives on canonical works by Gertrude Stein, Charles Olson, and others.
  • Examining novels, poems, paintings, and films, Siraganian offers an interdisciplinary contribution to modernist studies