• Difference Of Modernism And Post Modernism
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    Modernism and Post Modernism Have you ever wondered what the differences are between the modernism and post modernism? It seems like it would be easy to describe what they are by the words and what they are usually associated with. Yet, it's actually a lot different then your thinking. Modernism is the movement in visual arts, music, literature, and drama, which rejected the old Victorian standards of how art should be made, consumed, and what it should mean. Modernists want the absolute truth i...
  • Modernism Vs Neo Traditionalism
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    Modernism vs Neo-Traditionalism: A debate on the merits and failures of two major competing paradigms in architecture and urban planning. Beyond the term modernism underlies one of the greatest ideas in architectural development. Modernism was meant to provide more green areas, cheaper housing and more efficient use of space. This was to be accomplished by creating vertically dense spaces with the use of the new inventions of the nineteenth century, such as steel, glass, electricity and elevator...
  • Modernism American Literature
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    Modernism described as movement in arts would best be described as a movement that was used to unit America after a period of crisis, it did this by it being centered on explorations into the spiritual nature of men and the value of his society and institutions. In a way it was like realism they too focused on the changes on society. The modernistic writers always wrote in a very formal defined form. Modernism also played a very important role as a movement in poetry. The way modernism did this...
  • Southern American Essay Ellison
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    American Literature Essay #1 Due 12 April 2005 This semester we have discussed the gradual development of American Modernism into many diverse genres in the wartime and post-war period (1940-1950), namely Southern Gothic fiction, Southern African-American Literature, and full Modernism. For your first essay this semester, I want you to write a two-page, double-spaced essay on one of the following topics: 1. ) Compare and contrast the styles of two Southern American writers, focusing on their use...
  • Dialectic Neocapitalist Theory In The Works Of Tarantino
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    Dialectic neo capitalist theory in the works of Tarantino 1. Tarantino and Derrida ist reading In the works of Tarantino, a predominant concept is the concept of dialectic truth. However, Baudrillard promotes the use of modernism to read and modify class. Many concerning the role of the participant as poet exist. If one examines pre material Marxism, one is faced with a choice: either accept modernism or conclude that the task of the participant is deconstruction, given that pre material Marxism...
  • German Modernism Rites Of Spring
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    The Era of Modern Germany Throughout time, nations have attempted to become independent from one another by discovering means to help their citizens experience more fulfilling lives. The dilemma that troubled each of these countries is whether or not innovations, in technology and society, led to a higher quality of life. In the book, Rites of Spring, Morris Eksteins examines how innovation affected the citizens of Germany. Eksteins conveys that technological and industrial innovations paved the...
  • X Files Post Modern
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    The X-Files The X-Files is generally acclaimed as the television cult hit of the 1990's. The pilot that aired in September of 1993 introduced FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Together the two work to uncover the truth behind unsolved cases that defy normal investigation, the cases that the government has buried or ignored, labeling them the "x-files." The two agents are wonderful examples of modernism and post-modernism world views. First in order to understand the reasons Scully and Mulde...
  • Modern Art Office Building
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    The age of Modernism is from 1863- 1963. In modernism the artist rejected the traditional forms of expression and created a knew one. this meant that they were no longer looking and using the long standing European ways though. The new work produced in that era was modern. This new way of thought included streamlined, neat and forward looking design. Another aspect of the modern way was that some artist made emotional and very expressive paintings where the brushstrokes were visible and had the ...
  • Modern Art Van Gogh
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    Modern Art Essay Modernism refers to a series of successive art movements and the particular artistic tendencies that unite them. It also refers to the era that included the omission of previous art styles and a rebellion against the past. Van Gogh was a significant figure in the modernism era, as was Edouard Manet, who was considered to be the "Father of Modern Art" in his own right. Modernism began as a European phenomenon and its roots can be traced back to the romanticism and realism of the ...
  • Works Of Art Modernism Women People
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    Introduction Modernism in our text is defined as stylistic innovations, its willingness to disrupt traditional syntax and form, to mix together modes or levels of writing that had often been kept separate, and to risk irregularity and experimentation in order to challenge the audience's preconceived notions of value and order. The two pictures shown in class may be used here to explain the above definition. The first picture painted before the 20 th century was brighter, colorful, and consisted ...
  • Debating American Duchamp Stieglitz Modernism
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    August 09, 2003 Mulling Over Modernism From 1915 to 1929, American Modernist art went through an intense process of redefinition. Alfred Stieglitz and the cadre of artists shown at his New York gallery were partly banking on the latest aesthetic inventions and theories spawned in Europe to direct their work. This situation changed dramatically around 1915, when a number of artists arrived in New York... in particular, French artist Marcel Duchamp. In 1915, disappointed by the mainly nature-based...
  • Post Modern Modernism Modernity Order
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    Introduction "What is Post-Modernism?" There seems to be this wide phenomenon of post-modernity spreading throughout organisations and as much as it maybe accepted or rejected by managers, it cannot, to a certain extent be ignored. Post-modernism is hard to define, because it is a concept that appears in a wide variety of disciplines or areas of study, including art, architecture, music, film, literature, sociology, communications, fashion and technology. It's hard to locate it temporally or his...
  • British Modernism In Orwell's Shooting An Elephant
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    Orwell was born in 1903 in Bengal, India and died on January 21, 1950 in London, England (Orwell 1). His father served as a British civil servant in India and sent Orwell to a private school in England where he won a scholarship to Eton, the foremost "public school" in the country. Orwell noticed the difference between his own background and the wealthy background of many of his schoolmates while attending Eton. After leaving school Orwell joined the Imperial Police in Burma. While in service fr...
  • Post Modernism Tolerance And Pc
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    Post Modernism Multicularislm, Tolerance, and Political Correctness In recent years, multiculturalism, tolerance and political correctness have been integrated into how American society thinks. America seems to be trying to learn more about the ingredients of her melting pot. These efforts can be best understood by examining post-modernism. Post-modernism is especially important to breaking down stereotypes such as those that exist surrounding the black family. To understand post-modernism we mu...
  • Almost Browne Modernism Story Words Post
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    "Words Almost Browne Almost Modernism "Words are crossbloods too, almost whole right down to the cold printed page burned on the sides.' — Almost Browne Post modernism has been described as dealing with the fact that the meanings of words change over time. Modernism deals with thoughts, and words inside the mind, but post-modernism goes further and takes away the meanings of words altogether— the story comes more so from the mind than other styles of literature. Thus is the case in G...