Strange Bedfellows: The First American Avant-Garde

Strange Bedfellows The First American Avant Garde Using characters ranging from Ezra Pound Gertrude Stein and Mabel Dodge to Marcel Duchamp Margaret Anderson and the Stettheimer sisters the author tells the story of the first American avant garde

  • Title: Strange Bedfellows: The First American Avant-Garde
  • Author: Steven Watson
  • ISBN: 9781558596559
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Paperback
  • Using characters ranging from Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Mabel Dodge to Marcel Duchamp, Margaret Anderson and the Stettheimer sisters, the author tells the story of the first American avant garde in art, poetry and the theatre.

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    • Watson covers a lot of ground, too much for an in-depth look at any particular figure or place or movement, but this is a helpful overview of the emergence of an ‘American avant-garde’ particularly from 1890 to 1917, particularly in New York, particularly Greenwich Village, but also in Chicago, Boston, Paris, London and Florence. I particularly like the maps of central figures with relational lines drawn to those in the same orbits, in the cities and little magazines and salons. Want a visua [...]


    • Much better than his Warhol Factory years bio (which is like reading a book sized People magazine), this book offers similar tell-all insight into the lives, loves and achievements of the so-called first American avant-garde. Great social maps and images make this worth reading. It made me more interested in some people (like Pound) whom I had more or less ignored or dismissed.


    • this is a great account of early 20th century 'circles' of intellectuals, artists, and generally oddballs. Author does a great job charting relationships among people like Eugene O'Neill, Max Eastman and Floyd Dell, Emma Goldman, and so on


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