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Primitivism and decadence

Yvor Winters

Primitivism and decadence

a study of American experimental poetry

by Yvor Winters

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Published by Arrow editions in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Experimental poetry, American -- History and criticism.,
  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature and morals -- History -- 20th century.,
  • English language -- 20th century -- Versification.

  • Edition Notes

    Publication information supplied from OCLC.

    Statementby Yvor Winters.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS324 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 146 p. ;
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6348830M
    LC Control Number37002289
    OCLC/WorldCa32575531

    Read this book on Questia. Yvor Winters has here collected, with an introduction, the major critical works Primitivism and Decadence, Maule's Curse, and The Anatomy of Nonsense of the period in which he worked out his famous and influential critical position. Expressionists looked outside mainstream European society for inspiration, from far-flung tribal societies in Africa and the South Pacific to the peasantry and folk art traditions closer to home. Stylistically, they borrowed bold volumetric shapes, geometric ornamentation, decorative patterning, and.

      Following Nietzsche, Primitivists championed decadence, arguing that only through the rejection of conformity and the embrace of radical individuality could authenticity be found. As Hermann Bahr wrote, “We ourselves have to become barbarians to . From Dawn To Decadence: Years of Western Cultural Life. by Jacques Barzun. Review By Dan Geddes. 5 January For most of its pages From Dawn To Decadence is a triumph of historical survey. Barzun treats countless historical developments with grace and originality, offering new interpretations of developments of the modern era such as Puritanism, The French Revolution, and .

    The Early Poems of Yvor Winters, (, poetry) Forms of Discovery: Critical and Historical Essays on the Forms of the Short Poem (, criticism) Primitivism & Decadence () Uncollected Essays and Reviews (, poetry) The collected poems of Yvor Winters (, poetry) Uncollected Poems, (, poetry)Born: Primitivism definition is - primitive practices or procedures; also: a primitive quality or state.


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Winters compiled this excellent contemporary overview slowly over a period of fourteen years from ,which makes this short book of pages an excellent read for the 21sr century student of our five short chapters he covers The Morality of Poetry;The Experimental School; (as it then was considered!)Poetic Conventions;Primativism and Decadence; and the Influence of Metre on Poetic 5/5(1).

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Maule's Curse: Seven Studies in the History of American Obscurantism. The Anatomy of Nonsense. The Significance of The Bridge by Hart Crane, Or What are We to Think of Professor X. A Swallow paperbook A Swallow press book: Author: Yvor Winters: Edition: 3.

Primitivism is a mode of aesthetic idealization that either emulates or aspires to recreate "primitive" experience. In Western art, primitivism typically has borrowed from non-Western or prehistoric people perceived to be "primitive", such as Paul Gauguin's inclusion of Tahitian motifs in paintings and ceramics.

Borrowings from "primitive" or non-Western art has been important to the. I have since discovered that Wikipedia has articles on Social progress, Social regress, and Decadence. (There is an awful lot of scholarship on the "idea of progress" --the great scholar J.

Bury wrote a book of that title c. and it is on google books). These ideas are related to the phenomenon of Primitivism. This book fundamentally rethinks a pervasive and controversial concept in literary criticism and the history of ideas. Primitivism has long been accepted as a transhistorical tendency of the civilized to idealize that primitive condition against which they define themselves.

In the modern era, this has been a matter of the West projecting its primitivist fantasies onto non-Western others. Primitivism" in 20th Century Art: Affinity of the Tribal and the Modern, in Two Volumes by RUBIN, William and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Anarcho-primitivism For the collapse of civilization This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

But as I said before, as I say to you now, there is another evil against which we war. It is a more pernicious evil. It is a subversive, slow evil. It is not a wildfire. It is a cancer. And that cancer is Decadence. Our society has passed from Savagery to Ascendance.

But like our spiritual ancestors, the Romans, we too can fall into Decadence.”. Gill Perry, From “Primitivism and the ‘Modern’”in Charles Harrison, Francis Frascina, and Gill Perry,Primitivism, Cubism, Abstraction: The Early Twentieth Century(New Haven and London: Yale University Press, ): When Yvor Winters’s publisher and friend Alan Swallow hailed him in as the “sage of Palo Alto,” he accurately touched on the paradox of Winters’s career: the isolation in which he became admired as a poet, a teacher, and critic of poetry.

For Winters, who adopted California early in his career as his permanent home, participated in the major poetic and critical movements of the.

Most loosely connected to anarcho-primitivism are so-called primitive skills gatherings, at which attendees camp in an undeveloped area and learn a few skills of self-sufficient survival including bow and arrow making, friction fire-starting, edible wild plant identification, animal tracking, and shelter construction (“Primitive Skills” n.d.).

From Dawn to Decadence: Years of Western Cultural Life is a book written by Jacques hed init is a large-scale survey history of trends in history, politics, culture, and ideas in Western civilization, and argues that, from approximately the beginning of the 16th century to the end of the 20th century, the arc of Western culture comprises the beginning and ending of a.

Book Description. Nordic Literature of Decadence fills a gap on the map of world literature and participates in a thriving area of research by extending the investigation of broadly understood fin de siècle decadence to unexplored areas of Nordic literature, which remain practically unknown to Anglophone audiences.

In the Nordic countries the new Parisian movements were seen as having. Books shelved as primitivism: Freedom, Inequality, Primitivism and the Division of Labor by Murray N.

Rothbard, The Case Against Art by John Zerzan, Deep. Buy Primitivism and Modern Art (World of Art) 01 by Colin Rhodes (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10).

America – a country that has leapt from barbarism to decadence without touching civilization. John O’Hara. In The Times newspaper of London, England presented the “Top Ten Quotes of Oscar Wilde” and number four was the following: America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilisation in between.

Restorationism (or Christian primitivism) is the belief that Christianity has been or should be restored along the lines of what is known about the apostolic early church, which restorationists see as the search for a purer and more ancient form of the religion. Fundamentally, "this vision seeks to correct faults or deficiencies (in the church) by appealing to the primitive church as a.

Anarcho-primitivism is an anarchist critique of the origins and progress of ing to anarcho-primitivism, the shift from hunter-gatherer to agricultural subsistence gave rise to social stratification, coercion, alienation, and overpopulation [citation needed].Anarcho-primitivists advocate a return of non-"civilized" ways of life through deindustrialization, abolition of the.

By the s, decadence was associated with degeneration, an association popularised by the sensationalist writing of Max Nordau, who condemned writers like Wilde in his book, Degeneration. But that same year also saw the event that did as much as anything to halt the inventive flourishing of decadence.Primitivism and Decadence: A Study of American Experimental Poetry () We may say that a poem in the first place should offer us new perceptions, not only of the exterior universe, but of human experience as well; it should add, in other words, to what we have already seen.

This is the elementary function for the reader.