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Aesthetics of Visual Poetry, 1914-1928

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ISBN-10: 0226063259

ISBN-13: 9780226063256

Edition: 1993

Authors: Willard Bohn

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In this, the only full-length study of the visual poetry of the early twentieth century, Willard Bohn expertly illuminates the works of Apollinaire, Josep-Maria Junow, Guillermo de Torre, and others. His fascinating aesthetic insights bring to life this elusive and often misunderstood genre. "An important contribution. Highly sophisticated, the study tends to raise its reader's impression of visual poetry in the twentieth century from trivial pastime to serious preoccupation."--Eric Sellin, Journal of Modern Literature "With his definitive analyses full of quotable observations and sharp critical insights, Bohn has provided a model, pioneering study, one from which current and future…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/15/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Willard Bohn is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Foreign Languages at Illinois State University.

Music of the spheres
The Futurist experience
Apollinaire's plastic imagination
Toward a calligrammar
Josep-Maria Junoy
Modes of visual analogy in Catalonia
Joan Salvat-Papasseit
The advent of Ultra
Guillermo de Torre
Marius de Zayas and abstraction