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Modernism on sea [electronic resource] : art and culture at the British seaside / edited by Lara Feigel and Alexandra Harris.

Contributor(s): Feigel, Lara | Harris, Alexandra, 1981-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford : Peter Lang, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 272 p. [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9783035302707 (electronic bk.); 3035302707 (electronic bk.); 9783035301922 (electronic bk.); 3035301921 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Arts, British -- 20th century | Modernism (Aesthetics) -- Great Britain | Modernism (Art) -- Great Britain | Seaside resorts -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Seaside resorts in art | Seaside resorts in literature | Arts and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Kultur | Literatur | Moderne | Seebad (Motiv) | Seebad | Englisch | Gro�britannien | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, WelshGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Modernism on sea.DDC classification: 820.93582094609043 Other classification: HM 1080 | HM 1091 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Pt.1. Seaside holidays. Kiss me quick : the aesthetics of excess in 1930s literature and film / Lara Feigel ; Morecombe : the sunset coast / Michael Bracewell ; Beside the seaside, beside the sea / Andrew K�otting -- Pt.2. Sand and stucco. London to Brighton : the Indian summer of the Camden Town Group / Nicola Moorby ; Remembering Scarborough : the Sitwells on the sands / Deborah Parsons ; A good time was had all? Stevie Smith beside the seaside / William May -- Pt.3. Seaside poetics. The purest ecstasy : Virginia Woolf and the sea / David Bradshaw ; Survivals of Ariel : sea and form in Sylvia Plath's poetry / Ben Morgan -- Pt.4. Nautical style. In the nautical tradition of John Piper / Frances Spalding ; Modernism at sea : ocean liners and the avant-garde / Bruce Peter and Philip Dawson ; Architecture and the cult of the sea / Fred Gray -- Pt.5. Social change on the promenade. The seaside 'Fl�aneuse' in Elizabeth Bowen's 'The death of the heart' / Edwina Keown ; The margin of the printable : seaside postcards and censorship / Svetlin Stratiev ; Postwar promenade : pleasure, reconstruction and the Festival of Britain / Paul Rennie -- Pt.6. Modernism and after. The destructive element : Benjamin Britten and Aldeburgh / Alan Powers ; Seaside ceremonies : coastal rites in twentieth-century art / Alexandra Harris
Summary: "Considers avant-garde art, architecture, film, literature and music, from the early twentieth-century to the present, setting the arrival of modernism against the background of seaside tradition."--Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-265) and index.

Pt.1. Seaside holidays. Kiss me quick : the aesthetics of excess in 1930s literature and film / Lara Feigel ; Morecombe : the sunset coast / Michael Bracewell ; Beside the seaside, beside the sea / Andrew K�otting -- Pt.2. Sand and stucco. London to Brighton : the Indian summer of the Camden Town Group / Nicola Moorby ; Remembering Scarborough : the Sitwells on the sands / Deborah Parsons ; A good time was had all? Stevie Smith beside the seaside / William May -- Pt.3. Seaside poetics. The purest ecstasy : Virginia Woolf and the sea / David Bradshaw ; Survivals of Ariel : sea and form in Sylvia Plath's poetry / Ben Morgan -- Pt.4. Nautical style. In the nautical tradition of John Piper / Frances Spalding ; Modernism at sea : ocean liners and the avant-garde / Bruce Peter and Philip Dawson ; Architecture and the cult of the sea / Fred Gray -- Pt.5. Social change on the promenade. The seaside 'Fl�aneuse' in Elizabeth Bowen's 'The death of the heart' / Edwina Keown ; The margin of the printable : seaside postcards and censorship / Svetlin Stratiev ; Postwar promenade : pleasure, reconstruction and the Festival of Britain / Paul Rennie -- Pt.6. Modernism and after. The destructive element : Benjamin Britten and Aldeburgh / Alan Powers ; Seaside ceremonies : coastal rites in twentieth-century art / Alexandra Harris

"Considers avant-garde art, architecture, film, literature and music, from the early twentieth-century to the present, setting the arrival of modernism against the background of seaside tradition."--Back cover.

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