Essays Tagged: "Modernism"

Sigmund Freud's function as a neuropathologist

the father of psychoanalysis, among those personalities 'that one made austria a shining example of modernism in a world that had lost orientation.'In his function as a neuropathologist freud came to ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Analysis of Human Cultural Identity as seen in five cultural periods. Enlightenment Culture; Greco-Roman Culture; Judeo-Christian Culture; Renaissance-Reformation Culture; and Industrialization-Mo

Greco-RomanCulture; Judeo-Christian Culture; Renaissance-Reformation Culture; andIndustrialization-Modernism Culture. It also embodies examples of each era that areclearly stated, and how they relate ... ks, instead of an authority telling him how to do sotherefore, extending his mind.The Industrialism-Modernism culture is a culture that represents social, economical,and scientific advancement, as wel ...

(3 pages) 292 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Postmodernism and the works of Rosaldo, Dumont, and Derrida describing the theory of postmodernism in cultural change.

esult of this, what emerged was a new focus on 'development' and 'modernization' in the form of postmodernism. In these changing times, anthropology has come into contact with a variety of evolving co ... ct the social, cultural and political changes that are occurring in study of anthropology today.Postmodernism, as theoretical school of thought, is an intellectual movement that promotes itself as the ...

(6 pages) 179 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

"The Song of the Lark" By Willa Cather.

THE SONG OF THE LARKBy Willa CatherModernism characterized a radical aesthetic shift in art and literature. Following the age of Realis ... source of inspiration for the Thea and reveal to her the truth expressed in epiphanies.The birth of modernism had challenged tradition ideals and struck up against strong political views in history. M ... il of the most trivial object and was a dramatic change from the well-ordered world of the realist. Modernism was a movement, which swept the conformist vision of social orderliness, acting as a voice ...

(7 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Fauvism and abstract expressionism.

CASE STUDY"Modernism reads like a history of revolutions"Two groups of artists who sought to interpret the worl ... r style comes from the outcome of their application of their work.In conclusion it can be said that modernism reads like a history of revolutions as art movements appear to be avant garde and often sh ...

(3 pages) 158 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The influence of Australian women on Modernism in Australian Art.

Modernism is the movement which developed out of the French impressionism under the influence of Cez ... immense growth of steel manufacturing. This image of industrial power naturally became a symbol of modernism too- the unjoined curves, in particular, have something of the élan of futurism. Bu ... d she was an ardent nationalist. Aboriginal art offered the possibility of a reconsiliation between modernism and the nationalist landscape tradition.A new generation of modernist who emerged in the t ...

(7 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Discuss how modernity has influenced the practice of artists- Pablo Picasso;Jackson Pollock and Josef Albers

Modernism is a general term applied retrospectively to the wide range of experimental and avant-gard ... ence by adopting complex and difficult new forms and styles. The defining parameter of greatness to Modernism is "has it ever been done before," "is it totally original where there is no derivation fr ... tant forerunner for many American artists in their development of experimental artforms. As part of modernism, Albert focused on aesthetics.Her began his montage "Homage to the squares"series in 1949. ...

(9 pages) 155 0 3.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

German and Sonderweg. Was Germany's development prior to WWII normal or abnormal.

e Nineteenth-century in an attempt to move to a better future. Similarly, the idea of a reactionary modernism sees a movement for a rejection of certain parts of the modern heritage, much in accord wi ... that the ideas were corrupted and eventually lead to the complete domination of Germany by Nazism. Modernism was the vogue in Germany before World War I and was leading societal changes. Many of the ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Modernism The movement and what it brought about

Today, I can type this essay on my computer and print it on my printer because of modernism. Many people are to thank for the great things that we have today, like Picasso and Freud ... ny people are to thank for the great things that we have today, like Picasso and Freud for example. Modernism is what lets us grow and expand our culture into something great.Anything that is created ... ern because it is new and different, and it is more at a higher level. There are different types of modernism, like modern technology, and paintings, art, music, foods, hair styles and clothes styles. ...

(3 pages) 132 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

How Moholy-Nagy made photography manifestly modern. This essay discusses the ways that Moholy used and thought about photography differently.

ly is known for using many radical techniques within his arts, which venture from constructivism to modernism to surrealism. In his time, he faced much opposition because of this; however, not only di ... , not only did he continue developing his methods, he is viewed as one of the foremost advocates of modernism in the twentieth century. His greatest influence in photography may not have been his work ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Influence of Realism and Naturalism on 20th Century Literature.

had happened andwhat was happening to their society. American writers turned to whatis now known as modernism. The influence of 19th Century realism andnaturalism and their truthful representation of ... ralism and their truthful representation of American life andpeople was evident in post World War I modernism. This paper will tryto prove this by presenting the basic ideas and of these literarygenre ...

(8 pages) 240 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Dubliners:How is it related to Modernism?

n works and certainly a new aspect of accepting those ideas as a reader. It is not easy to pinpoint modernism's roots and it is also difficult to say exactly what it expresses. However, one thing that ... interaction between characters and events. Perhaps the easiest way of understanding the ideology of modernism is to focus on a novel written by one of the most famous modernists concentrating on the t ...

(7 pages) 71 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Characters and settings as instruments of revolt against the Catholic dogma in Graham Greene's Brighton Rock.

g years. Looking back from the dawn of the twenty-first century to a hundred years ago, the rise of modernism towers like a giant over the horizon of art. As writers wanted to explore different themes ...

(10 pages) 40 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Modernism, Modernists in American Literature, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound, and T.S Eliot.

Untill Modernism it is possible to see the American authors write about different themes, they wrote about ... re sent to war. This is the first time they were abroad so they came back being very different.Then Modernism started, Modernism was necessary for saving American citizens because the materialist thou ... rt Frost lived abroad and then back to the America. Robert Frost is seen a bridge from realism into Modernism. His form is traditional, his style is traditional but his questions are Modernist. He has ...

(5 pages) 226 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Modernism and Identity

One of the major issues that is found within works written during the period of Modernism is a character's sense of loss for things that have valuable meaning and purpose to life. ... him. She never does find her identity.There are many conflicts during society during the period of modernism. We see a major issue of loss of identity and the many ways people handle it. Be it good o ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

T.S. Eliot: The Evolution of a Modernist

many people. T.S. Eliot, along with many other poets and artists, headed a new revolution known as Modernism. According to Lavender, (1998) modernism is a rebellion against the Victorian traditions o ... liefs. T.S. Eliot's poetic works helped him be considered by Gradesaver (n.d.) as the "the voice of Modernism" and one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.Thomas Stearns Eliot was born on Septem ...

(5 pages) 162 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


d happened and what was happening to their society. American writers turned to what is now known as modernism. The influence of 19th Century realism and naturalism and their truthful representation of ... lism and their truthful representation of American life and people were evident in post World War I modernism. This paper will try to prove this by presenting the basic ideas and of these literary gen ...

(8 pages) 12400 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

-Postmodernism -

The term postmodernism is a complicated one, and according to this website ... d one, and according to this website "postmodernism only emerged as an area of academic study since the mid-1980s." The term postmodernism is ... study. Also it is hard to track it down temporally or historically because the exact time when postmodernism began it's not clear. According to this website " ...

(1 pages) 114 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and contrast two of the three key texts. Harrison, Charles English art and Modernism 1900 - 1939. Read, Herbert Contemporary British Art.

pare and contrast two of the three key texts.Discussed in this essay are two books; English Art and Modernism 1900 - 1939 written by Charles Harrison, published in 1981 and Contemporary British Art, w ... e text is not difficult to read and there seems no reason for it to be so. Although English art and Modernism in the 1900 - 1939 discusses a smaller time frame its account of English art in the first ...

(10 pages) 106 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

"The Jilting of Grandma Weatherall" and how modernism is used.

atherine Anne Porter's early story "The Jilting of Grandma Weatherall" is a perfect illustration of modernismIn this story, the literary technique of stream-of-consciousness is used. This narrative is ... tments that life has dealt her) and is also subject to a number of intense anxieties.Another use of modernism that is shown is the total rejection of traditional themes and subject matter. Most storie ...

(1 pages) 72 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American