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    Modernism Notes What is Modernism? – a movement in art and literature beginning around WWI and lasting through the 30’s; about the beginning of WWII. What are the distinguishing characteristics of modernism? ➢ a radical shift away from the aesthetic and moral values of the 19th century ➢ an abandonment of classic form in favor of complex‚ obscure‚ and elite structure and allusions ➢ a persistent theme of disillusionment in society Who are the most prominent modernist

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    Modernism Course: ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW Code: UNGS 2030 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First and for all‚ we would like to express our deepest gratitude to Allah S.W.T. for giving us the strength and health to complete this assignment in time. Not to forget our beloved lecturer Bro Razak‚ who has the attitude and the substance of a genius: he continually and convincingly conveyed a spirit of adventure in regard to teaching us this subject. Without his guidance‚ this assignment would not have been possible

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    MODERNİSM Modernism first emerged in the early twentieth century‚ and by the 1920s‚ the prominent figures of the movement – Le Corbusier‚ Walter Gropius‚ and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - had established their reputations. However it was not until after the Second World War that it gained mass popularity‚ after modernist planning was implemented as a solution to the previous failure of architecture and design to meet basic social needs. During the 1930s as much as 15% of the urban populations were

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    Modernism Although generally called a movement‚ it is more valid to see modernism as an international body of literature characterized by a new self-consciousness about modernity and by radical formal experimentation. Several literary movements and styles‚ notably Imagism and Vorticism‚ were fostered within modernism‚ which flourished from around 1890 until 1940. There was also a period of so-called "high modernism‚" 1920-5. Generally‚ modernists were driven by the belief that the assurances

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    were often heartily discouraged. Modernism was set in motion‚ in one sense‚ through a series of cultural shocks. The first of these great shocks was the Great War‚ which ravaged Europe from 1914 through 1918‚ known now as World War One. At the time‚ this “War to End All Wars” was looked upon with such ghastly horror that many people simply could not imagine what the world seemed to be plunging towards. The first hints of that particular way of thinking called Modernism stretch back into the nineteenth

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    the speaker’s anxiety and frustration. Dylan Thomas’ “Fern Hill” is not as despairing as other works‚ however it does use a free verse scheme whose light beat compliments the speaker’s memories of childhood innocence. Another defining aspect of Modernism is the fall from innocence‚ meaning mankind has fallen into corruption‚ evil‚ and immorality largely as a result from the wars (particularly World War I and the Spanish Revolution) that destroyed much of Europe and witnessed despicable acts of violence

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    is looking at the world producing different knowledge in different ways and this different perspective come to be associated with their own concepts & theories. (Hatch & Cunliffe 2006) In my essay‚ I will use three perspectives which is modernism‚ symbolic interpretive and postmodernism and show their different views on the role of technology in organisations and why they hold them. Then‚ I will analyse each perspective to what they have to say on this issue and why do they say it. The

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    Modernistic literature is the expression of the modern era (1901-45). It tends to revolve around themes of individuality‚ the randomness of life‚ mistrust of government and religion and the disbelief in absolute truth. Literature scholars classify the years from 1900 to about 1965 as the Modernist period. During this period‚ society at every level underwent profound changes. War and industrialization seemed to devalue the individual. Global communication made the world a smaller place. The pace

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    MODERNISM AND FEMINIST MOVEMENTS MODERNISM AT A GLANCE To aver that one’s art‚ literature‚ architecture and everything else that encompasses his cultural identity will not be let out of his grip‚ but instead will be moulded and rehashed to suit the changing landscape is what Modernism is all about. After the monstrosity of the First World War‚ followed by rapid industrialisation and technological developments becoming the carnal desires of mankind‚ Ezra Pound’s “Make it new” was a dire cry

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    Explain how significant events in the world have influenced the practice of artists during the Modernism period. Refer to specific artworks and/or art movements to support your answer. Modernism refers to the modernist movement in the arts which originated in Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Modern artists experimented with new ideas about the nature of materials and purposes of art. Artist’s practice reflects the changing of lifestyles and changes in the world. An artist’s

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