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Edward Steichen's socialism
Abstract In early 1908 Edward Steichen's sister Lilian — poet, essayist, and committed socialist — entered into an intensive correspondence with her new beau Carl Sandburg, also a poet andExpand
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Bernard Shaw, ‘Unmechanical’ Photography and unconventional science
Abstract It certainly is true that George Bernard Shaw, the Irish playwright and essayist, was fond of provocation and paradox. Yet, as our epigraph suggests, his writings always build on a core ofExpand
"Moonlight on Darkening Ways": Concepts of Nature and the Artist in Edward and Lilian Steichen's Socialism
landscape, seeing its popularity as a pathological response to modernity, to the physical and moral pollution of industrialized, capitalist culture.' As the century progressed, such ideas wereExpand
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Pamela Colman Smith and Alfred Stieglitz
Abstract In the Beinecke Library's Alfred Stieglitz Archive is a group of letters written to Stieglitz between 1907 and 1909 by Pamela Colman Smith (1878–1951), an American feministExpand
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Studying photography in Memphis
Abstract While Memphis, Tennessee, is famous for barbecues, Elvis, blues, and a forty-storey pyramid, its photographic opportunities are less well publicized. Yet Memphis boasts three photographicExpand