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The Little Art Colony and US Modernism: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos

Geneva M. Gano


U.S. Modernism at Continent’s End: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos historicizes and theorizes the significance of the early twentieth-century little arts colony as a uniquely modern social formation within a global network of modernist activity and production. Emphasizing communities rather than single artists, and modernist activity instead of products, this study considers modernism as social, aesthetic, and political processes that developed differentially in response to local and global pressures. In addition to offering a historical overview of the emergence of three critical sites of modernis ... More

Keywords: Modernism, D.H. Lawrence, Eugene O’Neill, Robinson Jeffers, Network, Sociality, Cultural Geography, Tourism, Interwar, Twentieth Century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474439756
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439756.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Geneva M. Gano, author
Texas State University