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Titel: Arts of Resistance. Poets, Portraits and ...
Verlag: Luath Press Limited, Edinburgh
Einband: Red Cloth, Gilt to Spine
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good
Auflage: First Edition
xix + 172pp. Lavishly illustrated. A challenging survey of Scottish art and poetry from the late nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Dust wrapper a little dusty at edges and with one tiny closed tear to rear. Otherwise Fine. 18 x 22 cm. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000864
Inhaltsangabe: 'Arts of Resistance' is an original exploration that extends beyond the arts into the context of politics and political change. In three wide-ranging exchanges prompted by American blues singer Linda MacDonald-Lewis, artist Alexander Moffat and poet Alan Riach, discuss cultural, political and artistic movements, the role of the artist in society and the effect of environment, both physical and cultural, on artists from all disciplines. 'Arts of Resistance' examines the lives and work of leading figures from Scotland's arts world in the twentieth century, concentrating on poets and artists but also including writers, musicians and architectural visionaries such as Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Patrick Geddes. Poets studied in this work include Hugh MacDiarmid, Sorley MacLean, Iain Crichton Smith, Edwin Morgan and Liz Lochhead; artists include William McTaggart, William Johnstone and the Scottish Colourists. The investigation into the connection between the arts and political culture includes issues throughout history, from British imperialism to a devolved Scotland. Finally, the contribution to poetry and art of each major Scottish city is discussed: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee. Highly illustrated with paintings and poems, 'Arts of Resistance' is a beautifully produced book providing facts and controversial opinions.
...a landmark book --Time Literary Supplement
It s a sumptuous book, worth every button. --Scottish Review of Books
Breathtaking collection --The Scotsman
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