Mina Loy’s Critical Modernism

“The first book to fully explore the Italian context for Loy’s modernism as well as her thinking around questions of sexual and feminist politics.”—Suzanne Hobson, author of Angels of Modernism: Religion, Culture, Aesthetics 1910–1960   “This study will be of critical importance in studies of Mina Loy and, more broadly, in efforts to reconsider and retheorize … Continue reading Mina Loy’s Critical Modernism

Dancing with Merce Cunningham

“In her insightful debut, former dancer Preger-Simon, a close friend and contemporary of the late choreographer Merce Cunningham (1919–2009), gives readers an unparalleled view of a modern dance genius. . . . A sweet treat for dance and theater aficionados, as well as anyone interested in the arts."—Publishers Weekly “Many dancers find that they understand better … Continue reading Dancing with Merce Cunningham

El Techo de la Ballena

“A sensitive, highly informed study of an immensely important but little understood artistic group in mid-twentieth-century Venezuela.”—Edward J. Sullivan, author of Making the Americas Modern: Hemispheric Art, 1910–1960 “Insightful, critical, and well written. A much-needed account of an artistic movement embodying rebellion and protest that functioned as a true avant-garde, challenging the status of art and … Continue reading El Techo de la Ballena

The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell

"A fascinating book that takes us deep into Edith Sitwell's world of artifice, disguise, high camp, and verbal ingenuity. In these essays, Sitwell emerges as a central figure in an alternative avant-garde in early twentieth-century Britain."--Faye Hammill, author of Sophistication: A Literary and Cultural History Establishing Edith Sitwell at the center of British modernism, this … Continue reading The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell