3 edition of Vernacular Modernism found in the catalog.
August 30, 2005
by Stanford University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Maiken Umbach (Editor), Bernd Huppauf (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||280|
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (x, pages) Contents: Introduction: slanguage: toward a theory of American vernacular modernism --"The steady reaching out for new and vivid forms": H.L. Mencken and the American revolution of the word --"Never mind the comical stuff they ain't no joke about this!". In the conclusion I argue that in her novelistic thought and practice (which I call “vernacular modernism”) Zhang created a new literary paradigm in which the key relationships that defined China’s modern literary culture – those between art, culture and the people – were reconceived.
Nevertheless, vernacular architecture features offer dramatic metaphors for regional forms of shelter, as well as rational responses to the harsh climate giving modernism a subtle but telling shove in direction of regionalism. The multiplicity of sustainability trends has a great impact on the architectural identity and image of the Arab by: 1. Book Description: Upending conventional literary theory, Hefner argues American Modernism did not begin with the political left in the s, but that writers were already experimenting with American language using cross-racial, cross ethnic, and cross-class vernacular in the popular writing of the s.
Guided by the historical semantics developed in Raymond Williams' pioneering study of cultural vocabulary, Modernism: Keywords presents a series of short entries on words used with frequency and urgency in “written modernism,” tracking cultural and literary debates and transformative moments of change. Short-listed for The Modernist Studies Association Book Prize for an Edition. In J. M. Richards, editor of the Architectural Review (AR) and self-proclaimed champion of modernism, published a book entitled The Castles on the Ground (Fig. 1). This book, written while working for the Ministry of Information (Mol) in Cairo during the war, was a study of British suburban architecture and contained long, romantic descriptions of the suburban house and by: 1.
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Vernacular Modernism challenges the common perception of modern architecture as the example of an internationalism which eradicates local traditions and transforms the globe into a faceless urban sprawl. Vernacular Modernism book The essays trace the vernacular in some of modernity's most paradigmatic sites―both real and imagined.
They engage in a search for an idiom that mediates between place and space, the Author: Maiken Umbach. Vernacular Modernism challenges the common perception of modern architecture as the example of an internationalism which eradicates local traditions and transforms the globe into a faceless urban sprawl.
The essays trace the vernacular in some of modernity's most paradigmatic sites—both real and imagined. They engage in a search for an idiom that mediates between place and space, the. Miriam Hansen (28 April – 5 February ) was a film historian who made important contributions to the study of early cinema and mass culture.
Career. Born Miriam Bratu to Jewish parents, Arthur Egon Bratu and Ruth Bratu, in Offenbach, Germany, Hansen received a doctorate in American literature from Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in ity control: BIBSYS:BNF:.
The Word on the Streets: The American Language of Vernacular Modernism - Kindle edition by Hefner, Brooks E. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Hefner. "Vernacular Modernism" challenges the common perception of modern architecture as the example of an internationalism which eradicates local traditions and transforms the globe into a faceless urban sprawl.
The essays trace the vernacular in some of modernity's most paradigmatic sites--both real and imagined. From the hard-boiled detective stories of Dashiell Hammett to the novels of Claude McKay, The Word on the Streets examines a group of writers whose experimentation with the vernacular argues for a rethinking of American modernism—one that cuts across traditional boundaries of class, race, and dawn of the modernist era witnessed a transformation of popular writing.
The Vernacular, Modernism, and Le Corbusier FRANCESCO PASSANTI, Cambridge, Massachusetts F om the s to the s, modernist architects showed a clear concern with the vernacular, as witness the work of Alvar Aalto in Finland, Franco Albini in Italy, and Aldo van Eyck in Holland, or the publication of Bernard Rudofsky's.
Focusing on Le Corbusier, this essay argues that, to the contrary, the vernacular played an essential role in the construction of modernist architecture, as conceptual model for a notion of modern vernacular-one as naturally the issue of modern industrial society, and as representative of it, as the traditional vernacular of common parlance had.
TY - BOOK TI - Vernacular Modernism: Heimat, Globalization, and the Built Environment A2 - Hüppauf, Bernd A2 - Umbach, Maiken SP - CY - Stanford PB - Stanford. Vernacular definition is - using a language or dialect native to a region or country rather than a literary, cultured, or foreign language.
How to use vernacular in a sentence. Vernacular architecture, the simplest form of addressing human needs, is seemingly forgotten in modern r, due to recent rises in.
The vast quantity and quality of Vietnamese modernist architecture constructed throughout southern Vietnam made it a center of modernism in the world. Most importantly, the southern Vietnamese as a culture embraced modernism, and it became the vernacular architecture of.
In a nutshell. The Word on the Streets is a book, first and foremost, about slang: how slang and vernacular language gain purchase as experimental and self-conscious forms in American literature. The book charts how a variety of popular genres underwent a transformation in the early twentieth century, as authors began to see slang as a way of reformulating their respective genres’.
This first dedicated and cohesive book on Egyptian architect Hassan Fathy () compiles an exhaustive amount of diverse material on the modernist architect known for his work developing traditional Arab architecture alongside principles of modernism.
The substantial volume combines previously unpublished drawings, personal anecdotes, interviews and photography unfoldingAuthor: Harriet Thorpe. Vernacular Modernism Revisited One of my central projects is to argue that the work of Pierre Bourdieu has considerable, yet-untapped value for film scholars, and I'm always keeping an eye out for the way film scholars deploy Bourdieu's concepts, like cultural capital and field of Author: Chris Cagle.
Miriam Hansen's idea of vernacular modernism explains the global appeal of classical Hollywood cinema by drawing on its affinity with modernist aesthetics. She argues that cinema's modernism is part of a widespread mass culture response to the changing features of modern life and that Hollywood cinema's global appeal is based on the incarnation Cited by: 1.
It takes a long time to produce an architecture book, including the "Southern Vietnamese Modernist Architecture: Mid-century Vernacular Modernism" book.
I hadn’t realized that the time in production often exceeds the time for writing. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations, map ; 23 cm: Contents: Vernacular modernism / Bernd Hüppauf and Maiken Umbach --Modernism and the vernacular at the Museum of Modern Art, New York / Mardges Bacon --At home in the ironic imagination: the rational vernacular and spectacular texts / Michael.
Instead, this book follows a different direction by tracing the varying contexts as well as the changing interpretation of vernacular influences in a manner that communicates some of the richness and complexity of the evolving nature of Italian : Brian L.
McLaren. Upending conventional literary theory, Hefner argues American Modernism did not begin with the political left in the s, but that writers were already experimenting with American language using cross-racial, cross ethnic, and cross-class vernacular in the popular writing of the : Brooks E.
Hefner. "Vernacular Modernism" is a Foreword INDIES finalist in Photography (Adult Nonfiction). This is the first complete retrospective of the work of photographer Doris Ulmann (–), treating the full scope of her production, including her early pictorialist photographs, her studio portrait production, her focus on.
Vernacular Modernism by Maiken Umbach,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Modernist vernacular writing, he explains, exposes the seams between "local identities, the redoubtable nation-state form of government, and the increasingly globalized nature of twentieth-century culture" (5).
"Synthetic vernacular writing" is the central concept of the book. The phrase is derived from what MacDiarmid called "Synthetic Scots.