Literary admirers of Alfred Stieglitz by F. Richard Thomas

By F. Richard Thomas

F. Richard Thomas argues convincingly that Alfred Stieglitz wielded a rare effect at the works of such literary figures as Gertrude Stein, Hart Crane, Sherwood Anderson, and William Carlos Williams. the consequences of his argument endure not just at the aesthetics, types, and perceptions of those significant American literary figures yet at the development of up to date images as well. The 4 writers Thomas stories the following all used elements of images of their person aesthetics and enriched their kinds via selective specialize in in my view major element. each remoted occasions to bare rules in an impressionistic means. Plot and narration gave solution to associative coherence; emotions have been conveyed through revealing relationships that existed between items in the writer’s body. of their lives in addition to of their artwork, they got here to join a philosophy in response to the speedy and the particular.

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23 Because Stieglitz used a machine to produce beauty, he saw the potential of the machine for Americawhere the machine was being used to make things faster, cheaper, and of inferior quality. Stieglitz deplored the commercialization and standardization that misuse of the machine was producing, and he took it upon himself to show the world, and especially America, that with proper use the machine was capable of thwarting standardization and commercialization. Through his photographs Page 13 Stieglitz succeeded in showing Crane and Anderson that it could be used correctly.

She is working. She is not needing to be changing. She is working very well, she is not needing to be changing. She has been working very hard. She has been suffering. She is not needing to be changing. 13 This portrait could be taken as a description of a photograph. The reader/viewer is forced to look at an unchanging scene. Gertrude Stein has captured a moment, as does the photograph, Page 22 for perusal. Her constant repetition forces the reader/viewer's attention on continual attention to selected phenomena.

They are not needing to be changing. One is what she is. She does not need to be changing. She is what she is. She is not changing. She is what she is. She is not changing. She is knowing nothing of not changing. She is not needing to be changing. What is she doing. She is working. She is not needing to be changing. She is working very well, she is not needing to be changing. She has been working very hard. She has been suffering. She is not needing to be changing. 13 This portrait could be taken as a description of a photograph.

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