Bart?nd the Grotesque: "Studies in Modernity, the Body and by Julie Brown

By Julie Brown

The gruesome is one in all art's such a lot complicated figures - transgressive, comprising an unresolveable hybrid, mostly focussing at the human physique, choked with hyperbole, and eventually semantically deeply confusing. In Bluebeard's fortress (1911), The wood Prince (1916/17), The spectacular Mandarin (1919/24, rev. 1931) and Cantata Profana (1930), Bart?ngaged eventualities that includes both openly gruesome our bodies or heavily comparable variations and violations of the physique. In a few instrumental works he additionally openly engaged ugly satirical concepts, occasionally - as in images: 'Ideal' and 'Grotesque' - indicating this within the name. during this publication, Julie Brown argues that Bart? issues with stylistic hybridity (high-low, East-West, tonal-atonal-modal), the physique, and the gruesome are inter-connected. whereas Bart?eveloped every one curiosity in hugely person methods, and did so individually to a substantial quantity, the 3 issues remained conceptually interlinked. All 3 have been completely implicated in cultural structures of the fashionable through the interval within which Bart?as composing.

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